Big Mood, Little Mood

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The “All or Nothing” Edition

My ex-wife won’t let me take full custody of our daughter unless I agree to take her girlfriend’s daughter in as well. Help!

Episode Notes

This week’s mini episode finds Prudence visited by Alicia Harris, a self-described public health nerd based in Oakland, California. Harris works as a foundation program officer, directing resources to reproductive health rights and justice organizations.

Prudie and Harris discuss a letter writer who’s wondering how to keep her job when bigotry against physically different people in her industry is pervasive, and what to do when your ex-wife wants you to take her new girlfriend’s daughter full time or else she’ll take your own daughter out of state.

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Production by Phil Surkis.

About the Show

Every week, Danny M. Lavery brings on a guest to answer questions from listeners before diving into conversation about relationships, dissatisfaction, drives, regrets, estrangement, embarrassment, self-assessments, and feelings from the monumental to the minute.

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