The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
May 10, 2018

Single After Your 20s: Episode 536

51:33 – 

Navigating post-20s singleness, plus simple ways to make a difference, and a listener keeps getting rejected when he tries to make friends.

Music: About a Mile


Episode Segments

The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

Single and Over 30

23:55 – 

Being single in your 20s can feel like an adventure, but what about in your 30s and beyond? It doesn’t help that society isn’t always accepting of your single status. Since several of you asked for it, we put together a panel of folks who understand what it’s like to be in their 30s or 40s and unmarried. We talk about the unique challenges of extended singleness, answering the dreaded “why aren’t you married?” question, staying sexually pure, and being content.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

Little Ways to Make a Big Impact

Guests: Chris Marlow,

20:47 – 

World hunger. Poverty. Orphan care. These are huge issues that seem like they’ll never fully be solved. Can we actually make an impact? If so, how? Chris Marlow, author of “Doing Good Is Simple,” offers practical ways to get started with opportunities right in front of you, and shares how a gas station and a lemonade stand taught him that it’s easier than you think.

Chris Marlow’s Book: “Doing Good Is Simple

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

No Reply at All

Guests: Glenn Lutjens,

4:55 – 

He’s getting no responses. No matter how many times this listener texts or Facebook messages people to try to initiate friendships, it seems like everyone just turns him down. He’s feeling more and more isolated. What can you do when you try to initiate community but keep getting rejected? One of our counselors tackles this common problem.

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