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, 7.9K 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
7.9K Ratings

7.9K Ratings

lynnolleum ,

Simply amazing

Nora and her team keep amazing me with how well this podcast is produced. It is so obvious that they take such care in considering the emotions of both the guests and the listeners. Love, love, love. Plus, it’s nice to see talented Minnesotans out in the world!

Go0sie ,

A needed grief connection

I first subscribed to this podcast one summer I was feeling super depressed and lonely. As I listened to one or two I thought, okay I’m not feeling that way. But how immensely that can change once you lose someone. After my father passed away in a snowmobiling accident this podcast has been a needed connection to discussing grief. Even with people I know who are in the “dead dad club” or the others who have lost my dad we don’t speak this intimately about grief and the process.
Of course there are other topics other than death on this podcast.
I wish my podcast listening time wasn’t on public transportation so I could just let the tears flow freely as I listen.

MehsMeg ,

I feel seen

TTFA has been something that has helped me so much this summer, it has helped me feel seen and know that everybody deals with horrible things. Thank you so much!

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