Nobody Asked Me But   I'm Gonna Tell You

The weekly podcast where host Charlie Oliver offers a few good answers for life’s most ridiculous problems (plucked from advice columns across the internet).

EPISODE 18: Finding Long-Lost Biological Parents – It’s Complicated

A woman who was adopted at birth receives an unexpected package – a folder containing the identity and contact information of her biological mother. Should she contact her mother? Should she ignore the information and move on with her life? Charlie tackles the complicated topic of adopted children who find their birth parents (and shares her own story of finding her father). This week’s problem was sent to in to Ask Amy at the Chicago Tribune.

EPISODE 17: No Vacancies — How To Handle Obnoxious Houseguests

Ever had a bad house guest stay in at your place? You know the type — shows up unannounced, doesn’t clean up after themselves, doesn’t show any appreciation for your gracious hospitality. This week’s problem-seeker who submitted their problem to Ask Amy, not only has a bad houseguest, but the houseguest is a so-called friend, sort of. What’s a hospitable houseguest to do? Charlie has a few suggestions and two choice words for this unwanted houseguest.

EPISODE 16: Stay In Your Lane – What To Do When Your Friend Cheats On Their Spouse

If your friend confessed to you that they’ve been having an affair behind their wife’s back (oh yeah, and their wife is pregnant), would you tell the wife about your friend’s infidelities? That’s the problem Charlie will attempt to solve this week, sent to advice column, Mrs. Webb. It’s complicated.

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