Big Mood, Little Mood

The “Do as You Peas” Edition

My sister’s arguments to turn me vegan have gotten ridiculous. Help!

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Episode Notes

Prudence is joined this week by Jaya Saxena, a staff writer at Eater. Her latest book, Crystal Clear, an essay collection about how humans assign meaning and power to objects, was published in December with Quirk Books.

Prudie and Saxena tackle letters about how to handle a sister who’s adamant that you change to a vegan diet, how to tell your husband that you will file for divorce if he gets a pet, what actions to take when your sister-in-law is neglecting her baby, and how to handle a family that is prematurely planning your wedding just because you’re dating someone nice.

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Production by Phil Surkis.


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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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