This is Love Hurts. Pat Cartelli is a graphic designer and storyteller living in Astoria Queens. He takes us through his first real relationship in college, and navigating that relationship until he learns that not relationship is meant to work out.

Pat co-hosts a podcast called Repeater with episode 2 guest Evan Forde Barden. Bryan has been on that podcast two times. Our theme song is EmoTown by Mikki Hommel (who has also been on Repeater!). Show art by Caroline Mallon.

This is Love Hurts. Sharon Spell is a storyteller, comedian, and podcaster living in Astoria Queens. Sharon talks to me about a relationship she got into not long after moving in New York City. It ends up pulling Sharon in more than she planned and she has to deal with it alongside dealing with hardships with her family.

Sharon’s podcast is called The Sharon Spell Show. Our theme song is EmoTown by Mikki Hommel. Show art by Caroline Mallon.

This is Love Hurts. Liz Migliaccio is a performer, yoga instructor, and baker living in Brooklyn. Liz talks to me about the constant state of change her life has been the last three years that all started when she broke up with James. James was on the previous episode of this podcast, so feel free to listen to that first, or check it out after. Now, Liz is trying to get her life back in order, starting with her new lemon tree. Hire Liz to cook food for you here.

Our theme song is EmoTown by Mikki Hommel. Show art by Caroline Mallon. You can buy a bonsai lemon tree to fit into your city apartment here.

This is Love Hurts. James Kuo is a writer, comedian, and photographer living in Brooklyn. James talks about The Breakup of his life, and how he’s still best friends with that person today. They’ve had to navigate a lot to get their, but he thinks their relationship is as strong as it’s been despite them no longer being together. James writes for the Magnet Theater sketch team The Executives.

Our theme song is EmoTown by Mikki Hommel. Show art by Caroline Mallon. In case you haven’t heard, The Late Show is a late night talk show starring Stephen Colbert.

This is Love Hurts. Anna Neu is a performer and vocal artist living in Brooklyn. Anna talks about a time earlier in her life when she fell in love with dance, but how that love also came with a complicated relationship with her dance teacher. Anna’s voice has been featured in multiple episodes of The Truth.

Our theme song is EmoTown by Mikki Hommel. Show art by Caroline Mallon. You can rent Precious: Based on the novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire here.