100 episodes

You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.

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    • 4.8, 8.2K Ratings

You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
8.2K Ratings

8.2K Ratings

turnernh ,

So relatable

My dad died 10 years ago, and I’ve always struggled to talk about how it’s affected me. I feel like I either lack the words to describe how I feel, or that my emotions are unfounded or otherwise weird. This show has helped me understand my feelings are justified and has made it easier for me to talk about it. Even when folks are talking about going through things I haven’t experienced, their emotions and processing are so relatable. Love this podcast.

Alicia A T ,

The best

Thank you so much for creating this podcast! I laugh, I cry, I think about the world. Never stop doing what you do Nora!

Bbourque ,

Hooked!

I love this podcast and I know that sounds terrible considering it’s about the worst days of peoples lives. It has given me a new perspective on my life and how I look at others. These stories truly made me realize that you don’t know what someone is going through or has been through so kindness is a necessity. Also, Nora’s voice is so soothing and it makes this podcast even better to listen to.

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