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Radically empathic advice. Produced by WBUR.

Dear Sugars WBUR

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 597 Ratings

Radically empathic advice. Produced by WBUR.

    Archive: When Your Loved Ones Just Don't 'Get It'

    Archive: When Your Loved Ones Just Don't 'Get It'

    Our loved ones are the people who are supposed to understand us. But what if they just...can't? Where do we turn then, and how do we fight the feelings of resentment that this lack of understanding can stir up? This episode was originally released November 11th, 2016.

    • 31 min
    (Encore) Rapid Fire: Friendship, Part 2 - Male-Female Friendships

    (Encore) Rapid Fire: Friendship, Part 2 - Male-Female Friendships

    The Sugars' conversation on friendship continues with a handful of letters concerning male-female friendships. Is there such a thing as a platonic relationship between a heterosexual man and woman? Can male-female friendships be as emotionally satisfying as same-gender relationships? What do you do when a friend crosses a romantic line? The Sugars discuss it all in rapid-fire fashion.

    • 31 min
    (Redux) Rapid Fire: Friendship, Part 1 - FAQs

    (Redux) Rapid Fire: Friendship, Part 1 - FAQs

    Everyone has had a friendship quandary of some sort in the past, right? This week, the Sugars take on frequently asked questions in "rapid fire" fashion – from hating your best friend's significant other, to hating her politics.

    • 41 min
    Redux: The Stepchild's Dilemma

    Redux: The Stepchild's Dilemma

    Whether you’re 5, 15, or 50 years old, it can be difficult to usher a stepparent in and out of the family unit. In today’s episode, the Sugars answer letters from stepchildren who have fraught relationships with their stepparents. What is a stepparent’s responsibility to a stepchild after divorce? And what can be done if you don’t like the person your parent chooses to marry? This episode was originally released on April 28th, 2018.

    • 45 min
    Encore: Buyer's Remorse

    Encore: Buyer's Remorse

    Buzz Bissinger owns more than 100 pairs of leather pants and over 200 pairs of leather gloves, having spent more than $600,000 on leather goods in the span of three years. Mr. Bissinger has a spending addiction, and he joins the Sugars to offer guidance to a letter-writer whose therapist and family don’t take her spending seriously. This episode was originally published on April 14th, 2018.

    • 24 min
    Redux: Love In Doubt

    Redux: Love In Doubt

    How many times have you heard this: "I love him, we're great together, but..."? There's always room for doubt, even in the happiest of relationships. So this week, the Sugars take on some of those doubts in rapid-fire fashion.

    This episode was originally published on January 5th, 2017.

    • 41 min

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