Dear Chelsea

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On this weekly advice show, comedian & author Chelsea Handler answers listener questions with the hilarious edge you know her for. Joined each week by co-host Catherine Law and celebrity guests, Chelsea never shies away from giving her honest opinion on everything from love, sex and weed to family issues or losing a loved one. Every episode takes you on a ride from funny and informative to inspirational and heartbreaking – and back again.

Do you need advice from Chelsea? Send us your question at: DearChelseaPodcast@gmail.com


Global Warming Escape Plan with Mike Birbiglia
Yesterday
Global Warming Escape Plan with Mike Birbiglia
Mike Birbiglia joins Chelsea this week in NYC to talk about paying it forward, the fragility of existence, and the worst years of all of our lives.  Then: A newlywed is chomping at the bit to have kids, and wonders if she should take matters into her own hands.  A girlfriend dreads the thought of giving up her fabulous Carrie Bradshaw apartment when she moves in with her new boyfriend.  And a nasty divorce in the family leaves a soon-to-be bride without a flower girl. * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Love, Loss and Lasering Your Ladyparts with LadyGang
Sep 22 2022
Love, Loss and Lasering Your Ladyparts with LadyGang
From the runaway hit podcast Ladygang, Chelsea is joined this week by Jac Vanek, Keltie Knight, and Becca Tobin to discuss why everyone seems to be cheating on their husbands, focusing on your wins instead of your shortcomings, and what can happen when you combine strengths with the women around you. Then: An avid listener wonders whether she should let lasers near her nether regions.  A girlfriend struggles with the memory of her boyfriend’s dead wife and the existence of a live-in nanny. And a nutritionist who’s tried everything makes peace with not becoming a mom.   * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Psychedelics and Drug Use with Ethan Nadelmann
Sep 8 2022
Psychedelics and Drug Use with Ethan Nadelmann
Drug policy pioneer and host of the PSYCHOACTIVE podcast Ethan Nadelmann joins Chelsea this week to discuss how MDMA helped him through a divorce, why drugs are wasted on the young, and how to have a good relationship with drug use.  Then: An agoraphobic Californian explores the possibilities of using ketamine or psilocybin to heal her trauma response.  A New Englander trades Xanax for weed.  And is a girlfriend’s concern about her pot-smoking boyfriend warranted, or are her concerns out-dated? * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Killing the Hour with Chelsea’s Trainer Ben Bruno
Sep 1 2022
Killing the Hour with Chelsea’s Trainer Ben Bruno
Chelsea’s fitness trainer Ben Bruno joins her in the studio this week to talk about living with anxiety, how a painful accident led him to his life’s work, and why every dude is secretly in therapy. Then: Listeners write in with their most burning wellness and exercise questions.  A traveling teacher wonders if she should give up her beloved bike rides and brave the gym.  And a girlfriend struggles to stay after her boyfriend transforms into a gym rat. * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Manifesting a Good Time with Jamie Greenberg
Aug 25 2022
Manifesting a Good Time with Jamie Greenberg
Celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg joins Chelsea in-studio this week to talk about being a fiercely competitive sports mom, going on tour with Chelsea, and why choosing positivity can get you everywhere.  Then: A divorcée gets a dating-app surprise when much-younger men begin pursuing her. A wife wonders how to keep her husband from fully becoming a redneck. And a grieving woman fears she’ll never become a mother after a miscarriage.     * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Here to Meet Men with Monica Padman
Aug 18 2022
Here to Meet Men with Monica Padman
Monica Padman of the Armchair Expert podcast is in-studio with Chelsea to discuss babysitting Dax Shepard (and his kids), forgetting how many intimate details of her life she’s shared on podcasts, and having complicated feelings about freezing her eggs.  Then: A relationship is strained by dog-induced anxiety.  A gay orthodox Christian plans to leave home against his parents’ will.  And a college girl has deep regrets about unwanted advances at a party.  * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Forgiveness is Selfish with Oliver Hudson
Aug 11 2022
Forgiveness is Selfish with Oliver Hudson
Oliver Hudson is in-studio with Chelsea today to discuss healing after cheating, braving therapy so intense it makes you feel foolish, and growing up in his uniquely A-list family.  Then: A single business owner is frustrated by his co-owner’s days off with her kids.  An HR rep struggles with knowing his parents medicated him from a very young age.  And a secret sibling is rejected from her father’s funeral.  Check out Unconsciously Coupled with Erinn & Oliver Hudson here.  * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A Lot of Things Happen for a Reason with Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach & Amanda Doyle
Aug 4 2022
A Lot of Things Happen for a Reason with Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach & Amanda Doyle
Chelsea is joined this week by #1 NYT bestselling author of Untamed, Love Warrior, and Get Untamed: The Journal Glennon Doyle, her wife, soccer icon Abby Wambach, and co-host of the trio’s podcast We Can Do Hard Things, Amanda Doyle. They discuss what Abby thought the moment she first saw Glennon, taking a leap of faith when there’s nothing there to catch you, and Abby and Glennon’s not-so-secret move to LA.  Then: A couple negotiates whether to spend their money on home improvements or a fabulous wedding.  A 30-year-old is frustrated by a dating double-standard.  And a victim of childhood abuse weighs her options as she’s finally forced to confront her abuser.   * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Let’s Get Down to Business with Vanessa Gonzalez
Jul 21 2022
Let’s Get Down to Business with Vanessa Gonzalez
Vaccinated and Horny tour opener Vanessa Gonzalez joins Chelsea this week to talk about nude men approaching the stage, life on the road, and why it’s vital to ensure a variety of meats are present at every performance.  Then: At 23-year-old debates whether or not to tie her tubes.  A lesbian wonders if her bestie is secretly into her.  And a new bride is devastated when her beloved cousin ghosts her on her wedding day. * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In Defense of Bathhouses with Dan Savage
Jul 14 2022
In Defense of Bathhouses with Dan Savage
Dan Savage (Savage Love) joins Chelsea this week to talk about why straight and gay men are exactly the same, how to keep your sex life alive in a long-term relationship, and why couples should f*ck first & have dinner later. Then: A mom with an open mind finds herself getting angry at her 4-year-old’s self-exploration. A celibacy pact unexpectedly goes on way too long. And a newlywed worries that her marriage is doomed after the sex suddenly become nonexistent. * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Whole-Relationship Red Flags with Julianna Margulies
Jun 30 2022
Whole-Relationship Red Flags with Julianna Margulies
Chelsea is joined by Julianna Margulies in NYC to chat about growing up with chaotic parents, learning to prioritize your own needs, and taking a left instead of a right.  Then: An Irish bartender must return to less-gratifying work after a stint helping vulnerable people.  A sister has been cut off after her baby sis moves in with yet another bad boyfriend.  And an Aussie mountaineer makes long-term plans with a boyfriend who just won’t commit. * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Getting Better at Marriage with Anna Faris
Jun 23 2022
Getting Better at Marriage with Anna Faris
Anna Faris joins Chelsea to talk about life as a stepmom, learning to radically accept love, and the very particular smell that comes with reptile ownership.  Then: A sexist boss at a startup sends their best employee to the want-ads.  A twenty-something worries about his best friend’s gold-digging girlfriend.  And a stoner is concerned about the quality of her husband’s lil’ swimmers as they try for their first child.   * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Light of a Narcissist with Jenny Mollen
Jun 16 2022
The Light of a Narcissist with Jenny Mollen
Chelsea is joined by writer Jenny Mollen to discuss owning your story, surviving the elite world of NYC momfluencers, and how to get your kid to stop shouting about farts in a restaurant. Then: A photographer loses her passion after a change of scenery.  A wife going through IVF worries a lack of sex will alienate her husband.  And an Aussie struggles to find her voice after her mom marries her ex. * Need some advice from Chelsea? Email us at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Temporary Mormons with Bridger Winegar
Jun 9 2022
Temporary Mormons with Bridger Winegar
Bridger Winegar, host of the podcast I Said No Gifts!, joins Chelsea this week to talk about psychosexual intrigue, using your love language, and the costs of delayed emotional intimacy.  Then: A couple of bears are frustrated by a friend’s awkward invitations.  A wife struggles with her husband’s lack of effort when it comes to gift-giving. And a Jersey girl can’t stop daydreaming about her personal trainer.   Have a question you'd like to ask Chelsea? Send us an email at DearChelseaProject@gmail.com   * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Muting JLo with Nikki Glaser
Jun 2 2022
Muting JLo with Nikki Glaser
Nikki Glaser joins Chelsea to talk about moving back in with her parents during the pandemic, disordered eating, and deciding to live without any secrets.  Then: A renter is forced from her beloved home.  A city girl wants to take her long-distance love affair to the next level.  And a pet-sitting sister-in-law struggles to set boundaries with her overdramatic family. Do you have some advice you'd like fromChelsea? Send your question to DearChelseaProject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
My Love Language Is Vasectomy with Ashley Graham
May 26 2022
My Love Language Is Vasectomy with Ashley Graham
This week, Chelsea and Catherine are joined by Ashley Graham in NYC to talk about the elusive nature of body confidence, how Ashley’s children seem to be multiplying, and what to do if romance makes you cringe. Then: A new mom is crushed when her best friends avoid meeting her baby.  A singleton wonders if she should lose weight before looking for love.  And a bartender is haunted by the consequences of cheating.    Do you have a question and you need Chelsea's advice? Email us at dearchelseaproject@gmail.com * Executive Producer Nick Stumpf Produced by Catherine Law Edited & Engineered by Brandon Dickert * * * * * The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the Podcast author, or individuals participating in the Podcast, and do not represent the opinions of iHeartMedia or its employees.  This Podcast should not be used as medical advice, mental health advice, mental health counseling or therapy, or as imparting any health care recommendations at all.  Individuals are advised to seek independent medical, counseling advice and/or therapy from a competent health care professional with respect to any medical condition, mental health issues, health inquiry or matter, including matters discussed on this Podcast. Guests and listeners should not rely on matters discussed in the Podcast and shall not act or shall refrain from acting based on information contained in the Podcast without first seeking independent medical advice.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.