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Teenager Therapy

Five stressed, sleep-deprived, yet energetic teens sit down and talk about the struggles that come with being a teenager. Is high school really as bad as everyone says? A podcast that's a coming-of-age story portrayed in real-time. A culmination of mistakes and growth and a reminder you're not alone.

Tracks

Learning To Be Alone
Do you stay in toxic relationships/friendships to avoid being alone? Are you scared of not being able to handle certain emotions without someone by your side? In this episode, we dive into the topic of learning to be alone, independence, and learning to trust yourself. We discuss the importance of being comfortable with your own company, having faith you'll pick yourself up, and realizing learning to be alone requires self-trust.
38:09 20/01/2023
Inconsiderate Nepotism Kids
Are your wealthiest friends the ones most likely to refuse to acknowledge the wealth disparity? Perhaps they are the stingiest with their money? In this episode, we delve into the topic of nepotism and privilege and their impact on college life, focusing on the experiences of students from less privileged backgrounds. We discuss how to deal with the sense of entitlement and disregard for the financial struggles of their peers that wealthier friends may exhibit, and also offer suggestions on how to talk about money as a college student."
31:16 14/01/2023
Prioritizing Yourself vs Your Parents
Do you struggle with prioritizing your own wants over the ones of your parents? In this episode, we explore the delicate balance between prioritizing oneself and prioritizing one's parents. We discuss the importance of taking care of oneself and setting boundaries, as well as the cultural and emotional factors that can make it difficult to put oneself first. 
33:28 06/01/2023
A Reflection On Our Adolescence
A reflection on our coming-of-age and our last full year as teenagers. Join us as we sit on the beach at sunset to discuss the lessons we've learned throughout our adolescence. An honest episode recounting our struggles, triumphs, and hopes as we enter one of the most transformative decades of our lives.
70:31 02/01/2023
A Winter Episode
An episode to keep you company, to be played in the background, to make you feel cozy. 
20:59 23/12/2022
Distancing Yourself From Friends You’ve Outgrown
Have you realized you feel drained instead of uplifted after spending time with some of your closest friends? Do you feel like you've outgrown your friends? In this episode, we talk about what to do when you realize you and some of your closest friends are unrecognizable. The realization that the only thing that is keeping you together is a shared history. 
32:25 17/12/2022
Being Shady On Social Media
What does it mean if they heart your story? Why haven't they followed you back? Why did they unfollow you? In this episode, we unpack and try to make sense of all of the social media rules that rule our experience on the internet and in our social circles. Hope you enjoy!
31:14 09/12/2022
Our Relationship With Calories
Do you feel guilty giving in to cravings? Do you count every calorie you eat? Have you ever punished yourself for eating a "dirty food"? In this episode, we talk about our relationship with food, our bodies, and learning to have a healthier mindset. 
33:35 02/12/2022
Feeling Unlovable & Accepting Love
How often do you truly feel loved? Do you have many moments where you do or are they rare relics? In this episode, we take a look at times we found ourselves feeling loved in the purest way possible, why we sometimes have a hard time accepting love, and how we often question why we feel so unloveable. 
43:22 25/11/2022
Becoming Out Of Touch
We started the podcast to express the issues we go through as teens, but what happens when the success of the show changes the issues we face? At what point do we become unrelatable and our problems become far too different from when we started? In this episode, we dig into a niche issue that comes with having a social media following, such as being scared of being idolized, wanting to be treated the same, and feeling used.
40:57 18/11/2022
When You're Not Naturally Good At Something
*Audio corrupted, sorry for bad quality!* Are you used to being naturally good at a lot of things? Feeling like you pick things up quickly? What happens when you try something you really want to be good at and realize you’re not? In this episode, we talk about the humbling experience of genuinely feeling incompetent, how we overcome it, and times we’ve genuinely felt dumb.
35:04 11/11/2022
Friends That Ask For Advice But Never Take It
In this episode, we talk about how to know when it's our job to tell our friends to do better vs when it isn't our place. We talk about the annoyance of friends that constantly ask for advice but never take it, Thomas's hatred for cheaters, and how to know when it isn't our place. Enjoy!
40:49 05/11/2022
Listen If You Feel Alone
Have no plans for Halloweekend? Come listen to us ramble about feeling jealous of NYU kids, regretting not applying to more schools, and how to choose a Halloween costume you feel comfortable with. Enjoy!
24:49 28/10/2022
Letting The Universe Guide You
Has something bad or weird ever happened and you feel like it's a big tragedy until you look back on it in the future and realize if it hadn't happened some other good thing wouldn't have either? In this episode we talk about learning to trust the universe, focusing on the present, and feeling hopeful for the future knowing everything will be okay. 
26:31 16/10/2022
Losing Someone You Love
Did you recently break up with your partner? Have a fall out with your best friend? Have someone close to you pass away? In this episode, we talk about how to deal with the grief of losing someone you love, ways to overcome, and how losing people in our life has made us feel. Enjoy!
77:15 07/10/2022
4 Years of TT
A very big announcement this episode. Not only does this mark our 4 year anniversary, but it also starts the beginning of a new era. Thank you for listening to us for the past four yers, we love you and can't wait to keep growing up together.
47:22 30/09/2022
Running Away From Your Problems
Do you run away from your problems? Maybe you give up on them? Or do you try to suppress them? In this episode, we talk about how we deal with our issues and conflict, how we can improve, and where it might come from. Enjoy!
42:09 16/09/2022
Immigrant Parents
Do you leave the room when your dad comes home? Do you find it hard to love your mom? Have you given up on your relationship with your parents? In this episode, we talk about our relationship with our parents, how it has evolved, and how we hope it progresses. Enjoy!
74:49 09/09/2022
Being Indecisive
*Audio got corrupted, apologies for the bad sound quality* Are you an indecisive person? Do you find yourself never knowing what you want? How do you figure out what it is you want? In this episode, we talk about being indecisive, learning to make decisions, and how to figure out what we want. Enjoy!
38:52 02/09/2022
Going Vegan & Eating With Friends
Do you bond with your friends by going out to eat? What makes a restaurant good enough to eat at? Would you ever go vegan? In this episode we talk about our eating habits, why food is so important to our social lives, and if we’d ever go vegan. Enjoy!
31:36 26/08/2022
Rambling about scamming and stealing
Are we the assholes for accepting the free food that a waiter mistakenly offered us? Should we be okay with people stealing food? Sneaking into movie theaters? Enjoy this episode where we ramble about a bunch of topics and also say goodbye to Isaac! Enjoy!
36:26 19/08/2022
How to Throw a House Party
Are you in high school and want to throw a house party? Do you have zero idea where to start? In this episode, we give you the official TT guide to throwing a house party, ensuring people come, and ensuring it isn't lame or boring. Enjoy! Need advice? Come talk to us every Sunday at 6 PM PST on Spotify Live! https://spotifygr.link/VY1g0puT6kb   Socials: @teenagertherapy Website: teenagertherapy.com teenagertherapy.com National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE Crisis Text Line (U.S.A.): Text CONNECT to 741741 The National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
35:45 12/08/2022
Growing Alone vs While in a Relationship
Do you believe growth should happen alone or with the help of others? Do you feel like you should be single in order to grow as a person? Maybe that you should do a lot of growing before even thinking about getting into a relationship? In this episode, we talk about the importance of growth, if we prefer to do it alone or while supported by others, and how to grow into a better version of ourselves. Enjoy! Need advice? Come talk to us every Sunday at 6 PM PST on Spotify Live! https://spotifygr.link/VY1g0puT6kb   Socials: @teenagertherapy Website: teenagertherapy.com teenagertherapy.com National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE Crisis Text Line (U.S.A.): Text CONNECT to 741741 The National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
65:52 06/08/2022
Long Term Relationships vs Casual Flings
Are you young and in a long-term relationship? Do you ever feel like you're missing out on your youth by being in a relationship instead of being single? In this episode, we talk about the struggle of being in a relationship while knowing you'll eventually want to explore other people, if hookup culture is worth it, and learning to love despite knowing you're not going to last forever. Enjoy!
55:42 29/07/2022
Being Friends With Your Ex
Do you have an ex you're forced to stay in contact with? Do you sometimes wish you could totally remove them from your life? What about casual dating, is that something you can do? What does it look like? In this episode, we talk about being friends with your ex, casual dating, and staying friends with failed talking stages.
36:27 26/07/2022
Discrimination & Gaslighting
As a minority, have you ever raised an eyebrow at a comment someone made? Unsure if it had racist undertones or not? Dealing with feeling like you're being dramatic or reading too deeply into it? In this episode, we talk about our experience being outside of our community bubble for the first time. Going from being the majority, to suddenly remembering that we're the minority in this country. We're learning what real support looks like, how to say no, and how to ask for more. Enjoy! Need advice? Come talk to us every Sunday at 6 PM PST on Spotify Live! https://spotifygr.link/VY1g0puT6kb   Socials: @teenagertherapy Website: teenagertherapy.com teenagertherapy.com National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE Crisis Text Line (U.S.A.): Text CONNECT to 741741 The National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
82:06 16/07/2022
Skin Imperfections
Do you constantly pick at your skin? Do you feel like everyone but you has amazing skin? In this episode, we talk about how we feel about our skin, the bad habits we have, and how we try to deal with acne.  Thank you to Starface for sponsoring this episode. Check them out starface.world Need advice? Come talk to us every Sunday at 6 PM PST on Spotify Live! https://spotifygr.link/VY1g0puT6kb   Socials: @teenagertherapy Website: teenagertherapy.com teenagertherapy.com National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE Crisis Text Line (U.S.A.): Text CONNECT to 741741 The National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
28:12 08/07/2022
Are You a Jealous Person?
Is it jealousy or passion? Now, whether you think you're a jealous person or not, you should definitely listen to this episode. Maybe you just don't show it in a typical way! In this episode, we talk about jealousy, if we're jealous people, and how we show our jealousy. Enjoy! Need advice? Come talk to us every Sunday at 6 PM PST on Spotify Live! https://spotifygr.link/VY1g0puT6kb   Socials: @teenagertherapy Website: teenagertherapy.com teenagertherapy.com National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE Crisis Text Line (U.S.A.): Text CONNECT to 741741 The National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
34:14 24/06/2022
Listen When You Feel Alone #10
The ultimatum, Stranger Things, Tattoos, and other topics that may or may not have substance. The 10th installment of listen when you feel alone, because sometimes we all need a break from the deeper episodes no? Need advice? Come talk to us every Sunday at 6 PM PST on Spotify Live! https://spotifygr.link/VY1g0puT6kb   Socials: @teenagertherapy Website: teenagertherapy.com  teenagertherapy.com National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE Crisis Text Line (U.S.A.): Text CONNECT to 741741 The National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
26:05 17/06/2022
Sex, Virginity and Physical Validation
When you think of enjoyable sex what do you think of? Is it gentle and slow or aggressive and fast? In this episode, we talk about the concept of virginity, what sex means to us, and the things to keep in mind before having sex. Need advice? Come talk to us every Sunday at 6 PM PST on Spotify Greenroom! https://spotifygr.link/VY1g0puT6kb   Socials: @teenagertherapy Website: teenagertherapy.com  teenagertherapy.com National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1-847-831-3438 National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE Crisis Text Line (U.S.A.): Text CONNECT to 741741 The National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE) 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
34:21 10/06/2022