Episode Twenty One: Vaginas, Boundaries and More Vaginas   This episode was meant to be about boundaries, but was much more about vaginas. Jen and Sara did, valiantly, try to cycle back to boundaries a couple of times, but ended up right back on vaginas again; how to take care of them, the importance of …READ MORE →

Episode Twenty: Sober Weddings, Baths, Bells & Whistles   In this episode Jen and Sara answer a great email from a lovely listener about sober weddings. They discuss how to remain happily sober in overwhelming, booze-centric situations. How to handle those pesky drink-pushers. And the importance of accommodating teetotal guests. And then things take a …READ MORE →

Episode Nineteen: Jen & Ruby Get Sober Curious   In this episode Jen chats to Ruby Warrington. Ruby is a lifestyle writer and former features editor of Sunday Times Style. She is the creator of The Numinous; an outrageously popular online magazine. CoFounder of CLUB SÖDA NYC; a sober curious events club. And author of …READ MORE →

Episode Eighteen: Therapists, Camp Beds and Pretty Pebbles   In this week’s podcast Jen chats to Sara about therapists; the good, the bad and the ones who sit on chairs in overly flamboyant ways. When it comes to therapy and finding a good therapist there are lots of different modalities, lots of preferences, lots of …READ MORE →

Episode Seventeen: Sex Lines, Stalkers & The Pattinson Effect   This week Jen and Sara thought they’d ‘just start talking’ and see where the conversation went. Obviously, it went directly to: “Have you ever called a sex line?” And from there it went to Sara’s experiences as a Cam Girl, Jen’s experiences with psycho stalkers, …READ MORE →

Episode Sixteen: Flakey Friends, Codependent Cats & Winning at Wifing   In this episode Jen and Sara answer an email from a listener who’s feeling unsupported since she stopped drinking. Both Jen and Sara they said they couldn’t relate to that problem at all, and then proceeded to rattle off several personal anecdotes to the …READ MORE →

Episode Fifteen: Can We Talk About Anxiety?   In this week’s podcast Jen and Sara chat about anxiety. How common it is, what it means to them, how they experience it and what they do to cope with it. Sara takes daily meds for hers, (as lots of people do) Jen doesn’t. They explore how …READ MORE →

Episode Fourteen: Dry Jan & Other Sober Stints   In this episode Jen and Sara talk about the phenomenon of Dry January and sober stints in general. Jen recalls that time she did a year sober only to pick up exactly where she’d left off, because she did no underlying work during that time. And …READ MORE →

Episode Thirteen: Let’s Call Her…Gwenda!   In this episode Jen and Sara answered an email (although Jen kept referring to it as a letter because she’s old skool and surprisingly out of touch, tech-wise, for a media grad). To protect the sender’s anonymity they gave her another name; a name that doesn’t even exist apparently, …READ MORE →

Episode Twelve: Breaking Bad Habits   In this episode of the Off The Rocks Podcast Jen and Sara chat about habits; making them, maintaining them, breaking them and ultimately replacing them with better ones.   They chat about whether they think addiction is inherent or whether it’s learnt behaviour. How fiendishly hard they found it …READ MORE →