The Moment

By Wondery

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Boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Girl marries girl. Boy gets girl back, but then her family can’t stand him. Wondery’s new series is all about love, relationships, and the sometimes bumpy road to commitment. Host Ingrid Haas (Chelsea Lately, Key and Peele) recently got engaged herself, and she will explore stories from real couples to learn what went wrong, and how they finally got it right. She’ll recount surprise engagements featuring pop stars and tense wedding ceremonies. And she’ll look for answers to the questions that keep us up at night: Will I ever find someone? If I like it, will I put a ring on it? And how the hell does anyone get to happily ever after anyway?


Episode Date
The Dance | 12
00:54:59

On October 4, 2002 Lyena and Dean decided to go hiking. They'd only been dating for a few weeks and Lyena wasn’t sure how she felt about Dean, and it’s all she could think about. Why did she like him so much? Where did this insane attraction come from? Was he the one? That’s when she saw it: a perfect oak tree. She knew if she could just climb up and commune with nature, she’d get clarity and feel better. What she didn’t know was that climbing that tree would change both of their lives, forever. Thank you for listening to the first season of The Moment!

If you want to learn more about Lyena or Caterpillar Soup, you can check out her website.

Do you need any advice about love, life, or relationships? We've got answers! Send your question to TheMoment@Wondery.com!


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Sep 18, 2019
The Duet | 11
00:47:43

Ben and Elizabeth fell in love and got married all within 6 months of meeting. They stayed married for 30 years. But their love changed. They found themselves on separate paths that Elizabeth didn’t know how to reconcile, so she left. But they never stopped loving each other. And Ingrid wants to know if love is really enough to last a lifetime.

Want to SEE Ben and Elizabeth in action? Visit Ben's website for more info and great videos.

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Sep 11, 2019
Wondery Presents Imagined Life Season Two
00:10:25

What is it like to be famous before you’re famous? What is it like to walk in the shoes of another person? Each episode of Imagined Life takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a world-famous person. It’ll be someone you may think you know, even admire -- or maybe the opposite. You’ll get clues to your identity along the way. But only in the final moments will you find out who “you” really are. So sit back, let go, and -- imagine your life, with our hosts, Oscar nominated Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John. Listen now at wondery.fm/imaginedlifetwo

Sep 06, 2019
Sharing The Love | 10
00:50:13

When Kevin hooked up with his girlfriend’s friend, he assumed the relationship would end. Antoinette didn’t mind. In fact, she was glad he was dating other people, because that meant she could, too. Humans are capable of so much love, they figured - why limit themselves to just one person? And Ingrid wonders if saying yes to one person means saying no to everyone else?

Want to learn more about Polyamory? Kevin's written several books on the topic, including Love's Not Color Blind, a breakdown of how race and polyamory intersect, and For Hire: Operator, a queer, poly POC graphic novel.

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Sep 04, 2019
An Act of Faith | 9
00:46:54

When Priya and Reema were little girls, they both loved Bollywood movies. And when they got engaged, they knew they wanted a big, fat, Indian wedding. But they’d never seen a Bollywood wedding with two women. The wedding of their dreams became a nightmare to plan and they threw out tradition, built their own ceremony, and struggled to bring their families together for the big day. And Ingrid wonders what religious customs will show up at her wedding ceremony. Or if she’ll have a ceremony at all.

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Aug 28, 2019
Family Matters (But Should It?) | 8
00:46:19

As soon as Chris and Kim saw Iceland they knew it was where they wanted to get married. They quickly realized that Iceland was totally impractical for their aging parents, and for their friend’s budgets and vacation plans, so they found a Plan B. That was the first concession. Soon guest’s requests snowballed. Parents were unhelpful and stress grew until their dream wedding slipped away. And Ingrid wants to know: who is this wedding for, anyway?

Follow Ingrid on Instagram!

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Aug 21, 2019
Tough Love | 7
00:45:46

Some couples achieve commitment. Others have commitment thrust upon them. Anna and Loren were broke 20-somethings trying to decide if what they had was relationship material, but fate chose for them. Anna got pregnant. They opted to stick it out, but when their daughter left for college they had to figure out how to really be partners, and decide if marriage was the right choice after all. And Ingrid wonders: What does it really mean to commit to someone?

You can follow Anna on Instagram and Twitter, and Loren on Instagram and Twitter! How FUN!

If you live in LA and want to see Anna and Loren LIVE you can catch their next performance of #MarriedAF.

And, if you want to support this show, the best way to do that is by supporting our sponsors.

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Aug 14, 2019
When Opposites Collide | 6
00:44:41

After only a few months, Hannah knew Jonathan was the one. There was only one problem: they couldn't understand each other. Hannah is an emotional processor. Jonathan, more of a... data processor. Their miscommunication would lead to explosive arguments leaving them wondering if they were truly right for each other. And Ingrid wonders, when it comes to opposites attracting, can you be too different?

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Aug 07, 2019
Liberté, Egalité, Reality | 5
00:49:26

When Damona and Seth started dating, she was climbing the corporate ladder, and he was a screenwriter eating on three dollars a day. But they were committed to having an equal partnership, which to them meant splitting things down the middle, so they went on cheap but charming dates, and traded chores around the apartment. When their talk turned to their future and marriage ,though, they were forced to consider: can you divvy up romance?

Damona is the host of the podcast Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman, where modern love is made simple. You can listen wherever you listen to The Moment.

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Jul 31, 2019
For Richer or Poorer | 4
00:44:22

Andy and Naomi didn't see money in quite the same way. Andy had committed himself to a life in comedy, which is another way of saying he’d taken a vow of poverty. He lived day to day. Naomi dreamed of being a comedian too, but she never planned to leave her full-time job with benefits. When she was laid off, she began to wonder if she could commit to forever with a man who’d rather buy a band T-shirt than save for a rainy day. 


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Jul 24, 2019
A Simple Twist of Fate | 3
00:47:32

Roland had just gotten out of a 30 year marriage when he joined Match.com. He saw Michele’s profile and was instantly smitten. And she instantly spotted a dealbreaker: he was separated, not divorced. But she couldn’t get him out of her head. And when things got serious, she started to question his commitment, until a simple twist of fate intervened. Ingrid wants to know which is more trustworthy when it comes to love: your head or your heart?

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Jul 17, 2019
The Taylor Swift of it All | 2
00:43:37

After another bad date in New York City, Alex sent out a sad tweet into the world wondering if he would ever find his true love. He’d had some red wine, ok? But as fate would have it, an angel was waiting for him in the wings of the internet - it was Taylor Swift. She tweeted back a magical love spell that would lead him to the love of his life and a very special engagement. And Ingrid wonders: why do we stand under waterfalls and cross the country to show our love?

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Jul 10, 2019
He Got Game | 1
00:46:55

Kirk’s heart skipped a beat when he first saw Jenny crossing the college campus. There was only one problem: Jenny was dating someone else and didn’t even know he existed. But eighteen years later, a Facebook algorithm brought Kirk back into Jenny’s life, and he finally landed a first date with her. It would take a “Say Anything”-level grand gesture to win her back. And Ingrid shares the grand gesture that almost worked on her. 

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Jul 10, 2019
The Moment you've been waiting for...
00:02:03

Introducing The Moment, a new series from Wondery coming July 10th.

Jul 01, 2019