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The Labor of Love

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United States

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Panoply

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The Labor of Love is a podcast about marriage, family, and making peace with the people we live with. Each week host Lori Leibovich, editor of RealSimple.com, tackles issues relating to sex, parenting, long-term partnerships and more.

Twitter:

@realsimple

Language:

English


Episodes

The Labor of Love: The Journey to Modern Womanhood

8/10/2016
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Lori talks with Jessi Klein, author of the new book You’ll Grow Out Of It, about transitioning to adulthood in the 21st century, what it’s like to age in the entertainment industry, and how Jessi defines success. Jessi is the Emmy and Peabody award-winning head writer and an executive producer of Inside Amy Schemer. She’s also written for Amazon’s Transparent and Saturday Night Live, and has been a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

Duration: 00:28:04


The Labor of Love: When Family Isn’t Everything

8/3/2016
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Lori talks with Ariel Leve, author of the new memoir An Abbreviated Life, about how material comforts mean little without the presence of love, stability, and emotional safety. Ariel is an award-winning journalist who has written for the Guardian, Financial Times Magazine, The Telegraph, the Observer, and the London Sunday Times Magazine, where she was a senior writer and a columnist.

Duration: 00:21:47


The Labor of Love: How Sexism Affects Women and Girls

7/27/2016
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Lori talks about how sexism affects women and girls with Jessica Valenti, founder of the award-winning Feministing.com. Valenti is a columnist for the Guardian US and the author of four books on feminism, politics, and culture, including Sex Object. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Salon, among others. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

Duration: 00:27:32


The Labor of Love: Sweetbitter

7/20/2016
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Lori talks with Stephanie Danler about the unique world of love and sex behind the "employees only" doors of restaurants. Danler is a a former restaurant work and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the New School. She is the author of the new novel, Sweetbitter.

Duration: 00:28:01


The Labor of Love: When Is It Time to Give Up on a Marriage?

7/13/2016
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Conventional wisdom suggests that we should do everything we can to keep our marriages in tact, but is there a time when it makes sense to throw in the towel? Don Cole is a marriage and family counselor and a master trainer with the Gottman Institute, which offers practical tools and skills to strengthen relationships based on more than 40 years of research. Sonia Britt is an associate professor of personal financial planning and family studies at Kansas State University. Her research...

Duration: 00:20:07


The Labor of Love: Relationship Advice From Long-Married Couples

7/6/2016
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What does it take to keep a marriage going, and going happily?

Duration: 00:27:25


The Labor of Love: Happy Father's Day, Mom

5/25/2016
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Greeting cards that tell the truth.

Duration: 00:26:51


The Labor of Love: Parent Hacks

5/18/2016
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Simple steps for saving time and sanity as a parent.

Duration: 00:35:25


The Labor of Love: What if We Chucked It All For A Year?

5/11/2016
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One couple took a year off from their modern, big city lives. Here's what happened.

Duration: 00:29:00


The Labor of Love: Here's the Plan

5/4/2016
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Succeeding in the workplace while raising kids

Duration: 00:31:02


The Labor of Love: Safe Secrets

4/27/2016
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Which secrets are okay to keep from your partner?

Duration: 00:22:57


The Labor of Love: A Month of Dating without Apps

4/20/2016
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How dumping your dating apps for a month may improve your life year-round.

Duration: 00:24:28


The Labor of Love: Girls and Sex

4/13/2016
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How girls today view sex, hooking up, and relationships.

Duration: 00:32:15


The Labor of Love: Porn and the Threat to Virility

4/6/2016
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How porn can negatively affect your sex life.

Duration: 00:34:08


The Labor of Love: Long-Term Sexual Satisfaction

3/30/2016
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A little effort can lead to big payoffs in the bedroom.

Duration: 00:25:57