22 May 3, 1996 Adult Children Stories of the difficult relationships between parents and their grown children, including two long stories from Sandra Tsing Loh about her father. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Sharyn Morrow Prologue Ira's mom is invited to speak to a group of Jewish mothers who only discuss one topic: their relationships with their adult children. So she calls Ira and his siblings to ask their advice (3 minutes). ByIra Glass Act One Me and My Mom Ira continues the story about his conversation with his mom. Then he calls her up on the air. (10 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Two Sandra's Dad A story about how the adult children in Sandra Tsing Loh's family deal with her father. This story originally appeared in her book Depth Takes a Holiday (15 minutes). BySandra Loh Act Three My Father's Chinese Wives Sandra's father decides, at age 70, to take a Chinese wife. (27 minutes) BySandra Loh Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 129: Advice May 14, 1999 Act Two: Advise And Consent Host Ira Glass talks with his mom—a clinical psychologist—about why people seem to rarely take the advice others give. 159: Mother’s Day May 12, 2000 Act One: She Said, She Said Producer Alex Blumberg conducts an investigation, perhaps the first ever, into this American subspecies: People who compulsively imitate their mother's voices in everyday conversation, well into adulthood. 665: Before Things Went to Hell Jan. 11, 2019 Act Two: Director’s Cut Comedian Will Weldon’s ex-wife made a movie loosely based on their marriage. Producer Elna Baker watches the film with Will as he revisits his break-up. Staff RecommendationsView all 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration. 490 Mar. 22, 2013 Trends With Benefits The startling rise of the number of people on disability in America.