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Do you feel like you’re just faking knowing how to adult? Me to! No-one gave us a guide to any of this stuff. This is a show where we take all the big scary questions you’ve always felt too embarrassed to ask, and try to find solutions.

Do you feel like you’re just faking knowing how to adult? Me to! No-one gave us a guide to any of this stuff. This is a show where we take all the big scary questions you’ve always felt too embarrassed to ask, and try to find solutions.
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South Africa

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Do you feel like you’re just faking knowing how to adult? Me to! No-one gave us a guide to any of this stuff. This is a show where we take all the big scary questions you’ve always felt too embarrassed to ask, and try to find solutions.

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English

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Episodes

How to plan for retirement like a f*cking grownup

11/21/2019
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Chronicle — The planet is burning and 20 and 30-something South Africans are entering their prime saving years in the midst of a stumbling economy and an unemployment crisis, simultaneously supporting both their parents and their children. How are any of us supposed to save for retirement? In the latest episode of Like a F*cking Grownup: The Podcast, we talk about why the traditional retirement script might not apply to young people today, and talk about some alternatives.

Duration:00:16:12

Buying a house like a f*cking grownup

11/8/2019
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Chronicle — South Africans are buying their first property later in life than ever before. In the latest episode of Like a F-cking Grownup: The Podcast, we talk about what home ownership can mean for your finances, and why waiting a bit longer before you buy your first digs might not be such a bad idea.

Duration:00:19:16

How to get fit like a f*cking grownup

10/23/2019
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Chronicle — Starting an exercise regimen is hard. No wonder: for most of human history, the idea of scheduling time to expend a bunch of energy for no reason would be laughable. But as our lifestyles have changed, more and more of us spend most of our lives on our butts... and it’s literally killing us. So even though it’s hard, building a long-term exercise habit is too important not to at least try. This week, host Sam Beckbessinger walks you through the fundamentals of exercising like a...

Duration:00:18:15

How to start investing like a f*cking grownup

10/9/2019
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Chronicle — In this week's episode the Like a Fucking Grownup team tackles a topic that not enough young people are talking about: investing. And more to the point, the basics of investing in the stock market. Sound boring? Well, if you think cheese burgers, Sex & the City throwbacks and figuring out how to secure your future in the easiest way known to man sound boring, then you're basically impossible to please. Sam Beckbessinger talks to The Financial Fitness Bunny, Nicolette Mashile,...

Duration:00:14:41

How to talk about STIs like a f*cking grownup

9/26/2019
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Chronicle — One of the few positive side effects of South Africa’s high rate of HIV transmission is that South Africans have gotten very good at talking about sexual health. But despite this national obsession with sexually transmitted infections (STIs), most of us—adult humans who likely have sex at least sometimes—are still walking around with some pretty outrageous misconceptions about them. Sam Beckbessinger talks to Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, Dr Yashna Singh and "Tshepo", a South African...

Duration:00:17:39

Deal with STIs like a f-cking grownup

9/25/2019
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Chronicle — Getting an STI is terrifying and alienating, even though statistically most of us are likely to get at least one in our lifetime. Sex-ed when I was a kid basically implied that only the most irresponsible sluts got STIs, and if you got one, your life was basically over because they’re all incurable and you’ll be a disgusting unloveable plague-carrier forever. But how true is that exactly? And if I do get an STI, what should I actually do about it?

Duration:00:17:37

Official Trailer

6/20/2019
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Chronicle — Do you feel like you’re just faking knowing how to adult? Me too! No-one gave us a guide to any of this stuff. This is a show where we take all the big scary questions you’ve always felt too embarrassed to ask, and try to find solutions.

Duration:00:00:54