Big Mood, Little Mood

The “Unconscionable Ex” Edition

My ex-husband admitted that he had an ongoing affair with my mom. Help!


Episode Notes

Prudence is joined this week by Maddy Court, a writer and zine-maker. Her first book, The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend, an almanac of relationship advice for queer women with art and comics by Kelsey Wroten, is forthcoming from Chronicle Books.

Prudie and Court tackle letters about how to protect your daughter from sexual harassment in her first restaurant job, whether you should tell your mom to stop talking about how much she regrets her past, what actions to take when you find out that your ex-husband cheated with your now-deceased mother, and what to do when you and your husband don’t agree on how to handle your increasingly aggressive dog.

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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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