How to Talk to People

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 Mar 31, 2022

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 Jan 18, 2022
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On this season of How to Talk to People we explore the barriers to relationship building and why—in a world of endless potential for connection—so many people still feel alone. From the the struggle to prioritize non-romantic relationships, to just feeling uncertain of what to talk about with strangers, host Julie Beck and producer Rebecca Rashid unravel the complexities of putting yourself out there—in hopes of revealing the rewards of showing up.  Produced by Rebecca Rashid and hosted by Julie Beck. Editing by Jocelyn Frank. Fact-check by Ena Alvarado. Engineering by Rob Smerciak. Special thanks to A.C. Valdez. The executive producer of Audio is Claudine Ebeid; the managing editor of Audio is Andrea Valdez. Music by Tellsonic (“The Whistle Funk”).  Talk to How to Talk to People—by “talk,” we mean write to us—at To support this podcast, and get unlimited access to all of The Atlantic’s journalism, become a subscriber.

Episode Date
‘Everyone Used to be Nicer,’ And Other Persistent Myths
Jul 27, 2023
How to Not Go It Alone
Jun 26, 2023
How to Know Your Neighbors
Jun 19, 2023
What Makes a House a Home
Jun 12, 2023
What do we owe our friends?
Jun 05, 2023
The Infrastructure of Community
May 29, 2023
How to Make Small Talk
May 22, 2023
Introducing: How to Talk to People
May 15, 2023
Introducing Holy Week
Mar 13, 2023
A New Formula for Happiness
Nov 14, 2022
The Right Choices in Parenting
Nov 07, 2022
Subtraction as a Solution
Oct 31, 2022
How to Spend Time on What You Value
Oct 24, 2022
The Complexities of Human Love
Oct 17, 2022
When Virtues Become Vices
Oct 10, 2022
How To Season 3: When Expectations Don’t Meet Reality
Sep 27, 2022
How to Forgive Ourselves for What We Can’t Change
Jul 04, 2022
The Misgivings of Friend-Making
Jun 27, 2022
When Can a Marriage Be Saved?
Jun 20, 2022
When Partnership Is Not the Destination
Jun 13, 2022
'Parents Are Not All Good and All Bad'
Jun 06, 2022
Starting Over When You Think It's Too Late
May 30, 2022
Introducing: How To Start Over
May 09, 2022
How to Build a Happy Life: How to Identify What You Enjoy
Nov 23, 2021
How to Build a Happy Life: How to Live When You’re In Pain
Nov 09, 2021
How to Build a Happy Life: How to Find the Secret to Meaningful Work
Nov 02, 2021
How to Build a Happy Life: How to Know That You Know Nothing
Oct 26, 2021
How to Build a Happy Life: How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Oct 19, 2021
How to Build a Happy Life: How to Know You're Lonely
Oct 12, 2021
How to Build a Happy Life: How to Be Self-Aware
Oct 05, 2021
Introducing: How to Build a Happy Life
Sep 22, 2021