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Hosted by Adam Dachis, Darren Herczeg, Erica Elson, and Richard Cardenas.

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19: Group Therapy

July 22, 2014 at 1:30PM • 57 minutes • Wiki Entry

This week we're talking about ugly friends, workplace gossip, and how to treat erectile dysfunction.

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Awkward Situation of the Week: We played Group Therapy and it was draining.

This Week's Questions:

  • Victoria asks, "This isn't really an awkward question, but I wanted to get an opinion about it. Should I participate in gossip at work? There are 1 or 2 co-workers that I feel very comfortable around and talk about most anything with. However, when it comes to gossiping about other co-workers I typically don't say anything. I will listen to it and laugh if it's something funny, but I keep my mouth shut because I don't want it to bite me in the ass later on. What is your opinion on work gossip? Would you be cautious or is it harmless if you trust the people you are gossiping with?"
  • Grant asks, "How can I tell my friend that her friend is too ugly? Not like just because but because she's trying to set me up with her. We get along and she's nice so it's cool spending time with her, but I don't want to f*** her and I don't want to hurt her feelings. But if I tell my friend he's gonna tell her because he can't shut up about shit. Any suggestions?"
  • Anonymous (Male) asks, "I just started dating a girl who is very spiritual. She doesn't have a religion or practice anything, but she's got dreamcatchers and beads and all that shit. I think it's stupid, but I like her otherwise. I don't think I should share this because she'll be offended. Is this something I can just bury forever or is it going to hurt our relationship? What should I do about it?"

Special Segment: Interview with Dr. Bruce Garber, urologist and erectile dysfunction specialist.

Final Thoughts: We met a girl whose name was Tuna. Erica said 'so why is your name Tuna?' it was because it was her real name.