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My Best Break-Up

Hello Sunshine

Sometimes, the best beginnings start with an ending. Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine bring you this warm and funny show - My Best Break-Up - hosted by the charming Maeve Higgins and featuring a different break-up story each week. You will fall i...Show More
Ashley C. Ford Breaks Up With The Man She Married

24:58 | Dec 28th, 2018

In this special episode recorded live at The Greene Space in New York City, writer Ashley C. Ford explains how she broke up with her college boyfriend, Kelly, so they could figure themselves out and grow as individuals.
Shan Boodram Breaks Up With Her High School Crush

28:52 | Dec 26th, 2018

We’ve all fantasized about reconnecting with a high school crush, but sometimes reality isn’t so dreamy.
Bonus Break-Ups: Courtney Perkins (Not All Geminis) Sees The Signs

09:06 | Dec 21st, 2018

We asked Courtney Perkins, creator of the hilariously accurate @NotAllGeminis Instagram account, to answer our questions about astrology and relationships. Which signs are most compatible? Which pairings will have the worst breakups? What’s the diffe...Show More
Gaelynn Lea Breaks Up With "Home"

27:58 | Dec 19th, 2018

Gaelynn Lea realizes that home can be anywhere.
Bonus Break-Ups: Phoebe Judge Is Redefining Love Stories

10:12 | Dec 14th, 2018

Phoebe Judge explains how she’s gained a sense of certainty about love.
Jenny Han Breaks Up With Her Dentist

24:20 | Dec 12th, 2018

Behind author Jenny Han’s smile is the story of a breakup. Eight years ago, she met a dream dentist—gentle, caring, warm—and fell into a routine of blissful cleanings. Then, her dentist dropped a bombshell: She thought Jenny should get braces and jaw...Show More
Kelli Dunham Breaks Up With Jesus

24:08 | Dec 5th, 2018

Comedian Kelli Dunham was raised Evangelical, not Catholic, but she always knew she loved Jesus. So, at age 19, she decided become a nun, offering herself up in service to God and the Church. She tried to be obedient, following her strict order’s rul...Show More
Bonus Break-Ups: Stories of Love Gone Very, Very Wrong

05:30 | Nov 30th, 2018

We asked you to share your best break-up stories, and wow, did you deliver.
Connie Lim, aka MILCK, Breaks Up With Cigarettes

26:03 | Nov 28th, 2018

Connie Lim (aka MILCK) had a long love affair with cigarettes, even though she knew it was unhealthy—and a serious risk to her career as a singer. And like so many bad relationships, when it came time to break up, she found she couldn’t do it cleanly...Show More
Hannah Gadsby Breaks Up With Self-Deprecation

37:08 | Nov 19th, 2018

Lots of comedians poke fun at themselves for laughs. And as Hannah Gadsby explains, her deep unease with success, coupled with the invisibility she often felt as a queer, autistic woman, turned self-deprecation into an automatic response on stage and...Show More
Grace Bonney Breaks Up With The Pursuit Of Perfection

26:03 | Nov 14th, 2018

Design*Sponge founder Grace Bonney knows what it’s like to strive for someone else’s idea of perfection. For a long time she tried to be the person she felt the niche design blog world wanted her to be: thin, straight, flawless — basically, an Anthro...Show More
Karolena Theresa Breaks Up With Bad Body Image

21:38 | Nov 7th, 2018

For a long time, comedian Karolena Theresa thought a perfect body was something she should strive for. But eventually that mindset started interfering with all the other things she cared about, like performing, napping, and rocking bikinis. So she ha...Show More
Tracy McMillan Sends Her Son To College - And Goes On A Journey

27:36 | Oct 31st, 2018

Relationship expert Tracy McMillan faced the toughest break-up of her life when her son turned 18 and went away to college. She’d overcome her own difficult childhood and vowed to be the best parent she could be—and that, she realized, meant sending ...Show More
Arianna Margulis Breaks Up With An Extreme Meditator

27:50 | Oct 24th, 2018

Arianna Margulis got dumped in the middle of Central Park. By a guy who claimed she “interfered with his meditation schedule.” (Really? Really.) Luckily for all of us, Arianna channeled her hurt into the hilariously relatable Instagram cartoon @butli...Show More

02:48 | Oct 16th, 2018

A trailer for the newest show from Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine all about Break-Ups.