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Dear Sugar Radio

Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond

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Dear Sugar Radio
Dear Sugar Radio

Dear Sugar Radio

Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond

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The cult-favorite advice column is back, this time speaking straight into your ears. The Sugars, Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond, take on all your questions — no matter how deep or dark — and offer radical empathy in return. *New episodes are released weekly.*

Latest Episodes

Cutting the Financial Cord—With Dr. Kate Gale

The Sugars answer a letter from a woman whose parents refuse to give her financial independence and a father weighing whether to cut off his adult son. In both cases, money comes with strings attached.

31 MIN2017 DEC 27
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Cutting the Financial Cord—With Dr. Kate Gale

Just Say It

Words can be wielded like weapons. On today’s episode we hear from letter writers who have something to confess but are afraid to hurt others with the power of their words.

29 MIN2017 DEC 22
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Just Say It

A Spy in the House of Love—With Ariel Levy

Snooping on your spouse is generally ill-advised, but what if he or she has an addiction and is constantly lying about it? The Sugars and writer Ariel Levy answer this question on today’s episode.

34 MIN2017 DEC 9
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A Spy in the House of Love—With Ariel Levy

The Double Bind of Female Ambition — With Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Sugars and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton discuss the the price of female ambition and the Secretary lays out a three-point plan for a letter writer who feels guilty about her accomplishments.

24 MIN2017 NOV 22
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The Double Bind of Female Ambition — With Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Empty Chair Part 2 — With Emily Rapp Black

How can grieving parents balance the sorrow of child loss and the joy of childbirth? The Sugars advise.

35 MIN2017 NOV 14
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The Empty Chair Part 2 — With Emily Rapp Black

The Empty Chair Part 1 — With Jessica Handler

The death of a child can leave an absence that is ever-present. The Sugars and the writer Jessica Handler read letters from people living in the shadow of their parents' grief.

34 MIN2017 NOV 7
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The Empty Chair Part 1 — With Jessica Handler

The Other Half of Sexless Relationships

Libido mismatches can leave some partners feeling pressured. The Sugars read listener criticism and answer a letter from a woman whose husband wants to have sex every day.

25 MIN2017 OCT 31
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The Other Half of Sexless Relationships

You Must Change Your Life—With Mitchell Jackson

When you’re stuck in a rut, with nothing but bad memories behind you and no foreseeable path ahead, what do you do? The Sugars, with fiction writer Mitchell S. Jackson, advise letter writers who want to turn their lives around.

39 MIN2017 OCT 24
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You Must Change Your Life—With Mitchell Jackson

When Friendships End

Friendships are different from any other type of relationship in our lives. They are purely voluntary, and so can feel more tenuous. Do you tell a friend if you are unhappy with the relationship, or do you just leave? And if you do leave, how do you break up with a friend? In this episode, the Sugars field questions from two letter writers who both feel exhausted by a friendship, and want out.

33 MIN2017 OCT 10
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When Friendships End

Rapid Fire: Should I Stay or Go?

The Sugars bring you another "Rapid Fire" episode, where they give brief answers to a handful of letters that are all centered around a theme. The theme for this episode is "stay or go" — people who have a voice in their head telling them to leave their relationship, but who aren't sure it's the right move.

39 MIN2017 OCT 10
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Rapid Fire: Should I Stay or Go?

Latest Episodes

Cutting the Financial Cord—With Dr. Kate Gale

The Sugars answer a letter from a woman whose parents refuse to give her financial independence and a father weighing whether to cut off his adult son. In both cases, money comes with strings attached.

31 MIN2017 DEC 27
Comments
Cutting the Financial Cord—With Dr. Kate Gale

Just Say It

Words can be wielded like weapons. On today’s episode we hear from letter writers who have something to confess but are afraid to hurt others with the power of their words.

29 MIN2017 DEC 22
Comments
Just Say It

A Spy in the House of Love—With Ariel Levy

Snooping on your spouse is generally ill-advised, but what if he or she has an addiction and is constantly lying about it? The Sugars and writer Ariel Levy answer this question on today’s episode.

34 MIN2017 DEC 9
Comments
A Spy in the House of Love—With Ariel Levy

The Double Bind of Female Ambition — With Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Sugars and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton discuss the the price of female ambition and the Secretary lays out a three-point plan for a letter writer who feels guilty about her accomplishments.

24 MIN2017 NOV 22
Comments
The Double Bind of Female Ambition — With Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Empty Chair Part 2 — With Emily Rapp Black

How can grieving parents balance the sorrow of child loss and the joy of childbirth? The Sugars advise.

35 MIN2017 NOV 14
Comments
The Empty Chair Part 2 — With Emily Rapp Black

The Empty Chair Part 1 — With Jessica Handler

The death of a child can leave an absence that is ever-present. The Sugars and the writer Jessica Handler read letters from people living in the shadow of their parents' grief.

34 MIN2017 NOV 7
Comments
The Empty Chair Part 1 — With Jessica Handler

The Other Half of Sexless Relationships

Libido mismatches can leave some partners feeling pressured. The Sugars read listener criticism and answer a letter from a woman whose husband wants to have sex every day.

25 MIN2017 OCT 31
Comments
The Other Half of Sexless Relationships

You Must Change Your Life—With Mitchell Jackson

When you’re stuck in a rut, with nothing but bad memories behind you and no foreseeable path ahead, what do you do? The Sugars, with fiction writer Mitchell S. Jackson, advise letter writers who want to turn their lives around.

39 MIN2017 OCT 24
Comments
You Must Change Your Life—With Mitchell Jackson

When Friendships End

Friendships are different from any other type of relationship in our lives. They are purely voluntary, and so can feel more tenuous. Do you tell a friend if you are unhappy with the relationship, or do you just leave? And if you do leave, how do you break up with a friend? In this episode, the Sugars field questions from two letter writers who both feel exhausted by a friendship, and want out.

33 MIN2017 OCT 10
Comments
When Friendships End

Rapid Fire: Should I Stay or Go?

The Sugars bring you another "Rapid Fire" episode, where they give brief answers to a handful of letters that are all centered around a theme. The theme for this episode is "stay or go" — people who have a voice in their head telling them to leave their relationship, but who aren't sure it's the right move.

39 MIN2017 OCT 10
Comments
Rapid Fire: Should I Stay or Go?