Episode 111: Rage Is A-OK

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On this episode Kate and Sally get a little enraged and then talk a bit about self-care. Then they read an email from a listener sharing insight about abusive relationships. Finally they answer listener emails about dealing with a shitty ex you have to see and how to know if you really want to end a relationship.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

6:06 Opening Jibber Jabber

13:25 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

16:38 Email from a listener with insight about abusive relationships

22:22 Email #1: Dealing with a shitty ex you have to see

41:45 Email #2: How to know if you really want to end a relationship

55:08 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Family Affair” by Mary J. Blige

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The Struggle Bus LIVE with special guests Josh Gondelman, Mychal Denzel Smith, and Molly Knefel

Your favorite advice podcast is coming to the stage. Climb aboard the Struggle Bus with Kate and Sally who are here to fix your lives — live! Along with special guest co-hosts Josh Gondelman, Mychal Denzel Smith, and Molly Knefel, we’ll answer listener emails and audience questions, play some games, and share lots of feelings and lots of opinions.

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

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Episode 110: I Like Myself

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On this episode Kate and Sally have a very exciting announcement! Then they jibber jabber, talk about self-care, and answer listener emails about dating someone in an open relationship, a toxic sibling, and how to deal when your meds make you feel great in some ways and not awesome in others.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

7:22 Opening Jibber Jabber

12:08 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

15:44 Email #1: Dating someone in an open relationship

26:36 Email #2: Having a toxic sibling

40:34 Email #3: How to deal when your meds make you feel great in some ways and not awesome in others

1:01:26: Song of the Week (Katharine’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “I Like Myself” from It’s Always Fair Weather sung by Gene Kelly

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Your favorite advice podcast is coming to the stage. Climb aboard the Struggle Bus with Kate and Sally who are here to fix your lives — live! Along with special guest co-hosts Josh Gondelman, Mychal Denzel Smith, and Molly Knefel, we’ll answer listener emails and audience questions, play some games, and share lots of feelings and lots of opinions.

We are on iTunesStitcher, Google PlayiHeart Radio and Instagram! Tweet at Kate and Sally or the podcast and find a “Struggle Buddy” on Twitter at #StrugglePodBuds420.

Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Episode 109: For A Minute There I Lost Myself

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On this episode Kate gives an update about her recent doctor’s office catastrophe and Sally admits to not having anything to jibber jabber about. Then they answer listener emails about figuring out your life in the aftermath of losing a parent, and how to cope with being single after a breakup. Also, they discuss the early ’80’s looks of Madonna and Cyndi Lauper.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:25 Opening Jibber Jabber

8:47 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

12:00 Email #1: Figuring out your life in the aftermath of losing a parent

29:08 Email #2: Coping with being single after a breakup

48:54 Song of the Week (Katharine’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper

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Episode 108: Life Is What Happens When You’re Busy Making Podcasts

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about going through hell to get birth control, and terrible people on Twitter. Then they answer listener emails about trying to figure out if your mom was emotionally abusive and what to do when your friends say mean stuff about your ex.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:01 Opening Jibber Jabber

27:03: A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

30:35 Email #1: Trying to figure out if your mom was emotionally abusive

47:46 Email #2: What to do when your friends say mean stuff about your ex

1:01:21 Song Of The Week – Sally’s pick

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “At My Window Sad and Lonely” by Billy Bragg and Wilco

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Episode 107: Layer Cake of Problems

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On this episode Kate and Sally discuss Tina Fey and sheetcakegate. They then answer listener emails about dealing at work after you’ve reported someone to HR, how to respond when someone comes out to you, and what to do when it’s easy for you to maintain romantic relationships but not friendships.

We’re featured in Washington Post’s The Lily this week! 10 Podcasts About Mental Health by Rachel Orr

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

5:11 Opening Jibber Jabber

20:47 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

30:05 Listener update!

30:57 Email #1: Dealing at work after you’ve reported someone to HR

45:25 Email #2: How to respond when someone comes out to you

56:14 Email #3: What to do when it’s easy for you to maintain romantic relationships but not friendships

1:13:00 Song Of The Week – Katharine’s pick

Article Sally recommended: All White People Are Socialized To Be Racist & Tina Fey Made That Clear by Sherronda J. Brown

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Across The Universe” by The Beatles, cover by Fiona Apple

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