‘Dear Sugars’ offer relationship advice via podcast
Cheryl Strayed, the author of the memoir Wild, and Steve Almond, another writer, offer relationship advice on a podcast called Dear Sugar produced by the New York Times and WBUR. People from all over the country write to the podcast with relationship questions and dilemmas. Strayed and Almond offer their own empathic advice, and often invite guests onto the show to provide further insight. Past guests include Oprah Winfrey, Esther Perel and many others.
In an episode with Oprah Winfrey, the Sugars discussed the power of saying “No” in relationships. Oprah shared her struggle with learning to say no to family members who had many demands for her as she became more successful in her career. Oprah shared her journey through navigating when to say yes, and when to enforce a boundary in relationships. To listen to the episode, go here: http://www.wbur.org/dearsugar/2017/07/15/dear-sugars-oprah
In another episode, the Sugars tackle the topic of “When friendships end.” The writer Emily Chenoweth joins them to discuss her own experience dealing with the breakup of a friendship. To listen, go here: http://www.wbur.org/dearsugar/2017/09/30/when-friendship-ends
For more episodes on a multitude of topics, check out: http://www.wbur.org/dearsugar