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Dear Sugars

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Dear Sugars
Dear Sugars

Dear Sugars

The New York Times and WBUR

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Radically empathic advice

Latest Episodes

Episodes We Love: Lovers & Friends

It’s healthy to cultivate friendships outside of your romantic relationships. But sometimes, they can be the source of jealousy and resentment. So when is jealousy actually justified? In this rapid-fire episode, the Sugars weigh in on this question and offer ways to confront and neutralize feelings of jealousy. This episode was originally released on March 31st, 2018.

42 MIN18 hours ago
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Episodes We Love: Lovers & Friends

Episodes We Love: The Double Bind Of Female Ambition

The Sugars are joined by Hillary Clinton to answer a letter about female ambition. This episode was originally released on November 18th, 2017.

23 MIN1 weeks ago
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Episodes We Love: The Double Bind Of Female Ambition

Episodes We Love: 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.

46 MIN2 weeks ago
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Episodes We Love: The Stepchild's Dilemma

Episodes We Love: Consent Part Three

The #MeToo movement deluged the Dear Sugars inbox with letters about sexual harassment in the workplace. In the final episode in our series on sexual consent, the Sugars read some of these letters and discuss what happens when non-consensual sexual attention moves from the private to the public realm. This episode was originally published on March 24th, 2018.

40 MIN3 weeks ago
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Episodes We Love: Consent Part Three

Episodes We Love: Consent Part Two

Some sexual encounters are obviously consensual, while others are obviously not. But what about those that are neither black nor white? In the second episode in our series on sexual consent, the Sugars plunge deeper into the gray area. This episode was originally published on March 17th, 2018.

33 MINAUG 17
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Episodes We Love: Consent Part Two

Episodes We Love: Consent Part One

In the midst of the #MeToo Movement, women and men all over the country are re-examining sexual encounters from their past. Over the course of a three-part series on consent, the Sugars answer letters from some of these women and explore the complexity and nuance of sexual consent. This episode was originally published on March 10th, 2018.

39 MINAUG 10
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Episodes We Love: Consent Part One

Episodes We Love: 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.

25 MINAUG 3
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Episodes We Love: Buyer's Remorse

Episodes We Love: Family By Proxy

When a family experiences loss, familial roles are often redefined. In this episode, the Sugars answer letters from people who are unexpectedly charged with caring for new family members. This episode was originally released on February 10th, 2018.

32 MINJUL 26
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Episodes We Love: Family By Proxy

Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies Part 2

In part two of our Dark Fantasies series, Dr. Ian Kerner returns to help the Sugars answer questions about where our central ideas about sex and eroticism come from, and delve deeper into the world of sexual fantasy. This episode was originally published on January 20th, 2018.

29 MINJUL 20
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Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies Part 2

Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies, Part 1

Orgies. Sex in public. Incest. These are the things that some of us think about in the dark. Taboo fantasies can be exciting, but they can also be the source of our deepest shame. In the first chapter of this two-part series on sexual fantasies, the Sugars read letters from people who want to turn off the thoughts that turn them on.This episode was originally released on January 13th, 2018.

32 MINJUL 13
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Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies, Part 1

Latest Episodes

Episodes We Love: Lovers & Friends

It’s healthy to cultivate friendships outside of your romantic relationships. But sometimes, they can be the source of jealousy and resentment. So when is jealousy actually justified? In this rapid-fire episode, the Sugars weigh in on this question and offer ways to confront and neutralize feelings of jealousy. This episode was originally released on March 31st, 2018.

42 MIN18 hours ago
Comments
Episodes We Love: Lovers & Friends

Episodes We Love: The Double Bind Of Female Ambition

The Sugars are joined by Hillary Clinton to answer a letter about female ambition. This episode was originally released on November 18th, 2017.

23 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Episodes We Love: The Double Bind Of Female Ambition

Episodes We Love: 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.

46 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Episodes We Love: The Stepchild's Dilemma

Episodes We Love: Consent Part Three

The #MeToo movement deluged the Dear Sugars inbox with letters about sexual harassment in the workplace. In the final episode in our series on sexual consent, the Sugars read some of these letters and discuss what happens when non-consensual sexual attention moves from the private to the public realm. This episode was originally published on March 24th, 2018.

40 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Episodes We Love: Consent Part Three

Episodes We Love: Consent Part Two

Some sexual encounters are obviously consensual, while others are obviously not. But what about those that are neither black nor white? In the second episode in our series on sexual consent, the Sugars plunge deeper into the gray area. This episode was originally published on March 17th, 2018.

33 MINAUG 17
Comments
Episodes We Love: Consent Part Two

Episodes We Love: Consent Part One

In the midst of the #MeToo Movement, women and men all over the country are re-examining sexual encounters from their past. Over the course of a three-part series on consent, the Sugars answer letters from some of these women and explore the complexity and nuance of sexual consent. This episode was originally published on March 10th, 2018.

39 MINAUG 10
Comments
Episodes We Love: Consent Part One

Episodes We Love: 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.

25 MINAUG 3
Comments
Episodes We Love: Buyer's Remorse

Episodes We Love: Family By Proxy

When a family experiences loss, familial roles are often redefined. In this episode, the Sugars answer letters from people who are unexpectedly charged with caring for new family members. This episode was originally released on February 10th, 2018.

32 MINJUL 26
Comments
Episodes We Love: Family By Proxy

Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies Part 2

In part two of our Dark Fantasies series, Dr. Ian Kerner returns to help the Sugars answer questions about where our central ideas about sex and eroticism come from, and delve deeper into the world of sexual fantasy. This episode was originally published on January 20th, 2018.

29 MINJUL 20
Comments
Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies Part 2

Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies, Part 1

Orgies. Sex in public. Incest. These are the things that some of us think about in the dark. Taboo fantasies can be exciting, but they can also be the source of our deepest shame. In the first chapter of this two-part series on sexual fantasies, the Sugars read letters from people who want to turn off the thoughts that turn them on.This episode was originally released on January 13th, 2018.

32 MINJUL 13
Comments
Episodes We Love: Dark Fantasies, Part 1

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