Best Childfree podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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"Married Without Children" is a podcast created by a childfree married couple in their lower 30s who sit down and chat about anything and everything while drinking a delicious beer. Listen in as Chris and Bev discuss life, marriage, beer, being childfree, the life of DINKs, personal stuffs, and whatever else happens to be going on in their lives.
 
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Childfree Issues
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Reproductive Left
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Frank, honest, and accurate information on sexual and reproductive health from local Maine experts. Reproductive Left, hosted by Abbie Strout, tackles a different topic each month that influences our sexual and reproductive health. Previous topics have included abortion stigma, the choice to be childfree, reproductive coercion, and sex-positive feminism. The show ends with “Ask Mabel” where Terry Marley-DeRosier, WHNP or Lindsey Piper, WHNP answer sexual and reproductive health questions! Pr ...
 
The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.
 
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Quillette
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Free Thought Lives
 
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of bullshit with Jen Lancaster and Gina B.
 
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Taranoia
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Tara Flynn has Taranoia - her own special brand of fear and insecurity - which she battles to get stuff done.Join her for Taranoia, the Tara Flynn Podcast: 30-odd minutes of craic, chat, interviews and lessons learned.
 
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Don't Go There
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Welcome to the Don't Go There podcast. We are four psychotherapists going toward mental health issues that aren't often discussed. And our podcast may go to psychological places that are both scary and exciting. We hope to inspire authenticity and vulnerability. We want to go there. And we hope you go there with us!
 
The most interesting articles to read and listen simultaneously, in order to train your oral and written comprehension of the French language, while expanding your vocabulary. Website: https://goo.gl/Dxf3Ei
 
The Guardian’s Jessica Valenti brings you interviews, advice and real life stories from the front lines of feminism. She talks about everything from periods or lack there of, to cyberbullying, objectification, crafting an equal and egalitarian relationship, abortions and sex education. This is the place for women and men to share their questions and thoughts about everyday issues facing women and feminism. Want to ask a question? Leave us a voicemail: 917-900-4577
 
Listen in as therapists, coaches, writers, and other experts explore the inner lives of women: their struggles, fears, hopes, & dreams. This podcast is about cultivating a conversation around the uncomfortable, uncertain, and unknown aspects of a woman's experience. Through interviews and stories, Lourdes Viado, PhD, MFT goes beneath the surface and takes a deeper look at relationships, motherhood, self-acceptance, authenticity, aging, healing, suffering, loss, and other areas connected to t ...
 
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Wise Counsel Podcasts
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Interviews on topics in Psychotherapy and Mental Health
 
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1 like = 1 prayer
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Women Warriors
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Women Warriors, is focused on providing insights and advice to Busy Women. Co-hosted by two professional coaches, Diane Dempster & Lynn Anderson, Woman Warriors features inspirational guest speakers that provide products and services that support Women Warriors. Key advice from the show's guests will be provided each week. Guests from all aspects of a woman's life will be showcased such as coaches, yoga/health instructors, time management experts, image consultants, stress management, leader ...
 
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Transient Thoughts
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Justin Bandy is a Radio Production and Theater undergraduate who enrolled in Pasadena City College in 2014. Justin talks about life, controversy and the pursuit of bettering oneself. He lives in Pasadena, California.
 
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“The way I can get love is by being what other people need me to be. Being the good girl. Being the one that is quiet, the one that is well behaved …” Welcome to this week’s episode of Women In Depth! Today we speak with Dr. Ashlee Greer, who is gracing us with a second visit after appearing on episode 76. In this episode Dr. Greer enlightens u ...…
 
We dive deep into the hit kids song and hopefully come up alive (doo doo doo doo doo doo). To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Leesa (code: LONGSHORT),Babybel, Candid Co (code: LONGSHORT), Mace (code: LONGSHORT) and Hungryroot. Also, Hilla ...…
 
What does culture expect of husbands? Why do men have difficulty emotionally connecting to their spouses? In this episode, we interview Quentin Hafner, a clinician in Newport Beach, California who specializes in couples psychotherapy. Join us as we explore Quentin's book the “Black Belt Husband” where he introduces an innovative way to help men ...…
 
In show twenty-six, award-winning author Emilie Pine helps Tara to do a deep dive on periods. Tara and Emilie aren’t doctors, instead, they jump the chat off from Emilie’s essay Notes on Bleeding and Other Crimes from her bestseller Notes to Self (Tramp Press). Why are we still so reluctant to talk about periods? What if you’re not having them? ...…
 
“Romantic relationships above all other forms of relationships seems to be where the deepest and most intense struggle presents itself.” For our Valentine’s Day episode, we have our 100th episode guest back again: Dr. Stacey Shelby! In this week’s episode, Dr. Stacey Shelby describes the psychology of romantic love from a depth psychological pe ...…
 
Is MILF a fun shorthand for "sexy mom" or does it tell another story? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Babybel, Leesa (code: LONGSHORT), Hungryroot, Mace (code: LONGSHORT) and TurboTax Also, Hillary Frank's "Weird Parenting Wins" book i ...…
 
In show twenty-five, Tara wonders if she’s a feminist at all, she’s often so bad at it. There’s so much to take in and Tara, the eejit, hasn’t always been paying attention. What’s a feminist in the first place and how do you surf those waves? Can someone be anti-choice and feminist? What about lads? Why does intersectionality matter? Internalis ...…
 
“I think a lot of times part of the reason we’re able to self-sabotage so easily is we really don’t own our goals. We don’t really own that picture of what we want our life to look like. We kind of keep it vague. As a result, we can’t really create that process to make changes because we don’t give ourselves any sort of timeline or specific pic ...…
 
Cartoonist Lucy Knisley couldn’t wait to draw the day her son was born. But how do you draw something if you can’t remember it? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Babybel, Leesa (code: LONGSHORT), ThirdLove, and Hungryroot. Also, Hillary ...…
 
In show twenty-four, Kate McGrew (aka Lady Grew) award-winning rapper singer dancer comic, sex worker and Director of Sex Workers Alliance (SWAI) drops in to drop Tara in it with a surprise challenge. Before that, they manage to chat about sex work in Ireland, changing attitudes, Irish law, shamelessness, fearlessness, safety, autonomy, theatre ...…
 
“We all are so different and it’s normal to be different. It’s just a matter of finding the ways that help you optimize your sexual desire and have a sexual relationship that you want to have.” Many women experience diminished or decreased sex drive at one point or another in their lives. However sex-negativity from our backgrounds, media, and ...…
 
When you're born into a family famous for their musical ties, is joining them a birthright or a curse? Lucy Wainwright Roche and her mom Suzzy Roche join us live in studio. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Mini Babybel, TurboTax, Leesa ...…
 
In show twenty-three, Evie Nevin visits Headstuff HQ to tell Tara all about disability, accessiblity and visibility. How does Dublin fare in terms of getting around? Evie has gone over to the dark side recently and gone into politics. Can Tara dissuade her in time and get her to follow her true calling, solving crimes? Website http://www.tarafl ...…
 
“We become women of all seasons.” Our culture often associates negativity with aging. We dread what may come with age, despite mounting evidence that our worse fears are less likely than we think. Dr. Susan Stewart began examining this contradiction after encountering some rather heartening messages in myths, folktales, psychology, and gerontol ...…
 
Our show’s host Andrea Silenzi is talking with LST’s executive producer/creator Hillary Frank today to answer parenting problems using only things Hillary has learned from making her book, Weird Parenting Wins. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to ...…
 
In show twenty-two Tara shows how a Good Girl becomes a Difficult Woman and when being ‘nice’ can be gross. Rightness: which is better - correct, or just? Should you always give in and play Twister? Tara has a back and forth with herself - and she doesn’t always agree - on whether being difficult is actually worth it or not. If you’re sick of g ...…
 
Yes, the world is overpopulated, but the problem is NOT too big to solve. In this roundtable discussion we’ve convened the “overpopulation solution team” from World Population Balance to offer a “sustainable future” scenario. The team paints a picture of the wonderful world that results from a population sized to match our planet. They enumerat ...…
 
“To move toward that more wild feminine nature within the culture, and within our own psyches, and within the world...that wild feminine, it is so paradoxical and so confusing and it doesn’t want to be pursuing clarity and definition, it represents the opposite of that. It’s not an easy movement toward anything that represents that more lunar o ...…
 
In show twenty-one, Ellie Kisyombe comes in to studio. She tells Tara about the wonderful Our Table project (www.ourtable.ie) that shows how food can connect people, and what we all need to do to end Direct Provision. There’s also matchmaking, an Ellie-inspired energy drink, and we find out which animal could be the one to put an end to Ellie’s ...…
 
"Of course we want pain to end, absolutely, but paradoxically, the fastest way to get through this is to get through it, is to be in it, to be with it...What we want to do is imagine that pain has a positive purpose, that there’s a reason that pain has shown up. It’s trying to show us something and in a sense, really, it’s a signal and it’s a m ...…
 
CW: abortion. Last year, the Republic of Ireland voted to repeal the 8th amendment to its constitution. For the first time there is now (like this-week-now, January-2019-now) access to abortion for some here at home. But misinformation and stigma remain. Tara had to travel for an abortion in 2006. What’s it like to realise you’re pregnant when ...…
 
Does it surprise you that democracy does NOT get better with population growth? In a 1989 interview with Bill Moyers, science writer Isaac Asimov observed:“Democracy cannot survive overpopulation; human dignity cannot survive [overpopulation]; convenience and decency cannot survive [overpopulation]; as you put more and more people into the worl ...…
 
After Jessica gave birth to her first child, her own mother sabotaged her plans of postpartum bliss. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Evergreen Tidings From The Baumgartners, Mom And Dad Are Fighting, Candid Co, Grove Collaborative, and ...…
 
Look, it’s that time of the year again and there’s nothing we can do about it. Here’s a bumper, annual-size Taranoia to help you through. What have we learned this year? What’s been banned and who’s the boss of you? Also features Tara being a dick (shock), listeners’ conspiracy theories, a random act of kindness and a query about pubes. Merry W ...…
 
“It’s really about approaching ourselves with love and compassion and approaching the stuff with love and compassion. It’s not the enemy. There’s nothing wrong with the stuff, it’s just getting real with ourselves and going ‘Do I want to keep carrying this? Is it time?’” In a culture that simultaneously prioritizes materialism and organization, ...…
 
A woman finds she can’t become a mom without a hysterectomy. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Babeth’s Feast, Kiwi Co, Grove Collaborative, Care.com, Simple Contacts (code: LONGSHORT20) Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is ...…
 
In show eighteen, Tara asks historian Dr. Mary McAuliffe why the past is so important to the present. Where are all the women in the books, and were historians telling us where they were all along? What do we really mean when we talk about ‘patriarchy’? And what have zombies got to do with it? Website http://www.taraflynn.ie Patreon https://www ...…
 
When Geneva was looking for her future partner, she made a list of 37 things she wanted. Number one was Native. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Parabo Press (code: SHORT), Pyure, ThirdLove, Grove Collaborative, and Sunbasket. Also, Hil ...…
 
In show seventeen, High Horse, Tara shares the English language’s three most powerful words. She digs deeper into her own privilege and explains the concept of the subterranean horse. Why does asking for kindness get read as preachy? What’s the deal with ‘woke’? Why are some discussion panels just mad? And what’s going on with toasters? Sponsor ...…
 
“I have a body but I am also more than my body and you know, there’s this whole other rich world inside of me called the soul.” Jodie Gale’s work surrounding bodies and food began long before her training as a soul-centered psychotherapist, counselor and eating disorder therapist. Jodie’s path stems from her own recovery from bulimia, addiction ...…
 
Have you ever wondered how polyamorous parents do their thing? Turns out it’s not just about sex?! To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Pyure, Allstate, Babeth’s Feast (code: LONGSHORT18), Grove Collaborative and Kiwi Co Also, Hillary Frank ...…
 
News reports and economists exhibit collective angst about declining birth rates and the resulting aging of populations in many nations. They worry about labor shortages, upside-down pension programs, rising health care burdens and stagnating GDP. A research team at The Overpopulation Project wondered if these challenges are outweighed by the e ...…
 
In show sixteen, Tara has her old mate Michelle Read in to chat about improv, comedy, and Michelle’s award-winning plays. How did they get into a dog-suit together? What was comedy like in the 90s? How do you turg? And bonus content: has #MeToo gone too far? Selina Totty asks Jennifer Mandible - a contrarian dying to be on the radio. Website ht ...…
 
Six years ago, Kim Brooks was home visiting her folks in Virginia… when she made a split-second decision that got her in serious trouble with the law. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Pyure, Allstate, Babeth’s Feast (code: LONGSHORT18), ...…
 
In show fifteen, it’s 10 years since Tara and Carl went on their first date. TEN YEARS. That’s given Tara time to think about all the time she was single, often happily, but then sometimes loneliness dicked with her brain. Includes dick pics, hooking up and the secret to love and relationships. The answer may surprise you! (Yeah, right.) Websit ...…
 
“We have, at best, sort of this view of technology as a benign thing in our lives. And at best, this kind of projection on technology, that it’s really what makes or breaks modern life...Most people are floored once they really do the tally and become more aware of how incredibly engaged they are and how incredibly time-consuming their personal ...…
 
Stories about family are some of the richest, most riveting stories that you can tell. We invited three panelists to our studio to talk about their favorite TV shows, movies, and books about and for families. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to y ...…
 
In show fourteen, traveller woman activist Eileen Flynn comes in to studio to school Tara. It’s a tough time for the travelling community, but Tara and Eileen do their best to have a laugh, although Tara doesn’t always get it right (nothing new there, then). WARNING: includes frank C-word discussion. NSFW. Website http://www.taraflynn.ie Patreo ...…
 
“We were really exploring that concept for ourselves, spending time alone, solitude, silence, stillness...that was the way to access that inner voice...It does feel that those two really do go hand and hand, that spending time alone is the way that we are able to get quiet enough and still enough to hear a true inner voice, our intuitive voice. ...…
 
Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy shares what it was like to run for office in 2016... while pregnant with twins! Plus, what happens when we elect more moms to public office? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of ...…
 
In show thirteen Tara reflects on anger, and where and when it might be more polite than being polite. Sometimes you have to say ‘Raaar’ and take Angtion. What’s ‘angtion’? And is there hope? Tune in and see. Sponsored by Thunderpants. (If you experience a racist incident in Ireland, even as a witness, please consider logging it at www.ireport. ...…
 
“Our relationships will mimic and reflect the relationship we had with our primary caregivers unless and until we become aware of what we’re doing.” Allison Quadhammer, M.S., D.C. is living a fine life and she has some insight on how you might too. Allison’s exploration of her own chaotic childhood led her to a master's degree in communications ...…
 
For our Halloween special, stories about when parenthood isn’t all poops and giggles. Sometimes it’s just a lot of poop. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of you are in it. Pre-order here. This episode is br ...…
 
Childfree couple, Chris and Bev, reflect on the last 2 and a half years of being childfree and discuss some of the things that have surpassed them.Feel free to send us your questions or comments to marriedwochildren@gmail.com.You can find our Patreon page at www.patreon.com/marriedwochildren.Intro - Q by Inara GeorgeOutro - Kitchen Morning by B ...…
 
In show twelve Tara shares some unusual things that scare her and three short, weird stories for the week that’s in it. Happy Oíche Shamhna to you all. Website http://www.taraflynn.ie Patreon https://www.patreon.com/taraflynnirl Instagram https://www.instagram.com/taraflynnirl/
 
Your 3am bedside companion--literally! In this episode, we open up our phone lines in the middle of the night to hear what’s keeping you all awake. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Allstate, Vamousse, Third Love, Talkspace (code: Time) ...…
 
In show eleven, Tara temporarily separates Dermot Whelan of Today FM’s Dermot and Dave from Dave. They talk about how improv improves your life, meditation, closet hippies, gnus, always having to be ‘on’ and what happens when you’re not. Also, find out what Dermot can do in sixteen seconds and how to be a Sky News reporter. (That’s Sky news, no ...…
 
“I don’t know that we’re in a culture that supports a woman taking care of herself first, it’s really something that needs to be taught and I think probably the biggest thing that needs to be taught is self love and self compassion. I think we know how to be compassionate toward other people but I don’t think we know how to use compassion on ou ...…
 
In show ten, Human Things, Tara expands on the idea that people aren’t just objects or avatars. There’s also nutty pronunciation, some ludicrous statements and (sorry sorry sorry sorry CW) poop. Website http://www.taraflynn.ie Patreon https://www.patreon.com/taraflynnirl Instagram https://www.instagram.com/taraflynnirl/…
 
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