Secret Life

By Brianne Davis

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You are not alone — true confessions of love, sex, money, food, addiction, and hidden taboo topics that are often hilarious, uplifting, and hopeful. Every Monday, we pull back the curtain on the deepest, darkest, heartbreaking, and even silly secrets from an eclectic group of guests. Actress Brianne Davis's disarming approach creates an intimate and safe space for her guests to bare their souls, uncover the truth, and share practical advice. And just like that, we're laughing, crying, inspired, and filled with hope. Brianne's first book, Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, a roman à clef novel based on a decade in recovery (with a dash of creative license), launched in February 2021. Want to share your secret and be a guest on the show? Email: secretlifepodcast@icloud.com

Episode Date
Body Dysmorphia: Male Body Shame
00:24:11

Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health disorder in which you can't stop thinking about one or more perceived defects or flaws in your appearance — a flaw that appears minor or can't be seen by others. But you may feel so embarrassed, ashamed and anxious that you may avoid many social situations. — Body dysmorphic disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic Body dysmorphic disorder affects about 1 in 50 people. In the United States, an estimated 5 million to 10 million people have this condition. 

NAMI resources: https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Awareness-Events/Mental-Health-Awareness-Month

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction or depression, we've compiled a list of resources on the Secret Life Website: https://secretlifepodcast.com #mentalhealthawarenessmonth 

To share your secret and be a guest on the show, email secretlifepodcast@icloud.com

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

May 10, 2021
Natalie: Secrets Led Me To Prison 5 Times
00:40:01

After sexual abuse, teenage rape, suicide attempt, drug abuse, imprisonment, toxic relationships and chronic pain condition, Natalie now a self-esteem and relationship coach shares about how she managed to overcome the trauma and learned to love herself back to life.

If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction or depression, we've compiled a list of resources on the Secret Life Website: https://secretlifepodcast.com

To share your secret and be a guest on the show, email secretlifepodcast@icloud.com

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Connnect with NATALIE: Natalie does 1:1 coaching with spots available in June, but will also be releasing a group coaching program in Relationship Recovery in October.

Website: https://natalierussell.uk

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

May 03, 2021
Molestation, Trauma & Sexual Orientation
00:25:45

TRIGGER WARNING - This episode contains topics of sexual abuse by a parent and trauma. Some people may find it disturbing. The Secret Life team is committed to engaging in uncomfortable conversations to shed light and hope on some of the darkest topics. Our intention is to create a space for guests and listeners to release the shame attached to situations they had no control over.

Amber was just 6 years old when she was molested by her father. A secret she'd kept from her family for over 15 years. Yet when she shared with her mother and sisters, nothing was said or done. Even though they are a tight and loving family, religious beliefs have kept Amber from communicating with her mom about being queer. All the while wondering if her sexual orientation is tied to the trauma from her past.

This year, President Biden announced that April 2021 is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  He calls upon all Americans to protect our Nation’s greatest resource — its children — and to take an active role in supporting children and parents and creating safe communities filled with thriving families.

For more information on what you can do: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/
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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction or depression, we've compiled a list of resources on the Secret Life Website: https://secretlifepodcast.com
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RAINN - Sexual Assault Hotline - Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline
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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

Apr 26, 2021
Jim Clemente: From Child Sex Abuse Victim to FBI Profiler
00:26:07

When Jim Clemente walked into the Bronx home of his former summer camp director, it wasn’t for old time’s sake. The twenty-something Clemente was wearing a wire. Federal agents and an NYPD detective were listening in.

And his old camp boss, Michael J. O’Hara, was showing Clemente pictures of kids he’d molested — just like he’d abused Clemente a decade prior.  Clemente had convinced the predator he was a kindred spirit and had to keep his cool, or the criminal case being built against O’Hara — a Boy Scout leader, Catholic school teacher and youth-basketball coach believed to have sexually abused hundreds of kids — would fall apart. (Excerpt from New York Post Article)

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This year, President Biden announced that April 2021 is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  He calls upon all Americans to protect our Nation’s greatest resource — its children — and to take an active role in supporting children and parents and creating safe communities filled with thriving families.

For more information on what you can do: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/
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At least 1 in 6 men have been sexually abused or assaulted. If you’re a man who has experienced sexual abuse or assault, you’re not alone.

https://1in6.org is there to support you in your path to a happier, healthier future.
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Jim Clemente is a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent/Profiler and former New York City Prosecutor. During his 22-year career with the FBI, he investigated cases from bank robberies to serial killers. He also investigated public corruption in the White House, white collar and violent crime, and has worked as an undercover agent posing as everything from a street beggar to a broker on Wall Street. For over a decade, he was an FBI Profiler investigated violent and sexual serial crimes. He is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of sex crimes and abduction/homicides. Today he is the Founder/CEO of XG Productions, a cross-platform development and production company. He co-hosts the WONDERY podcasts: REAL CRIME PROFILE, BEST CASE WORST CASE. and hosts LOCKED UP ABROAD. He is a Writer/Producer for Criminal Minds and The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey on CBS, as well as the Co-Creator of Manhunt: Unabomber on NETFLIX. He also Executive Produced the upcoming series: TRUTH & JUSTICE and COLONIAL PARKWAY MURDERS on OXYGEN Network. Clemente authored his first novel, WITHOUT CONSENT, based on his true story and co-authored the non-fiction Audible series, EVIL HAS A NAME.

To connect with Jim Clemente: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Real Crime Profile | Best Case Worst Case | XG Productions

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction or depression, we've compiled a list of resources on the Secret Life Website: https://secretlifepodcast.com

To share your secret and be a guest on the show, email secretlifepodcast@icloud.com

To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or at Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis

Connect with Mark Gantt

Apr 19, 2021
Cheryl Burke: Groomed for Addiction—Abuse, Sex & Love
00:33:06

Dancing With the Stars' Cheryl Burke has been very open about her abuse as a young girl and recently about her recovery from alcohol, but it wasn't until she had Brianne on her own podcast did she realize that she too struggled with sex and love addiction.

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This year, President Biden announced that April 2021 is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  He calls upon all Americans to protect our Nation’s greatest resource — its children — and to take an active role in supporting children and parents and creating safe communities filled with thriving families.

For more information on what you can do: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/
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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction or depression, we've compiled a list of resources on the Secret Life Website: https://secretlifepodcast.com
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MORE ABOUT CHERYL BURKE:
With over 25 years dancing experience and several championship titles under her belt, Emmy nominated professional dancer Cheryl Burke, tangoed and sambaed her way into the hearts of millions through the hit ABC television show Dancing with the Stars becoming champion twice with Emmitt Smith in Season 3 and Drew Lachey in Season 2. 

In 2015, Cheryl starred alongside Joe Jonas, Ciara, and Marlon Wayans in NBC’s I Can Do That, a variety show that challenged celebrities to live outside their comfort zones. 2016 marked Burke’s return to Dancing with the Stars for her 19th season on the show, pairing her with infamous Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.  In the fall of 2017, Burke partnered with NFL Hall of Famer Terrell Owens for her 20th season on the Emmy nominated program. Most recently, she partnered Backstreet Boy AJ McLean, with whom she hosts the Pretty Messed Up Podcast for iHeartRadio.

Connect with Cheryl on (@CherylBurke) Instagram

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction, depression, trauma, sexual abuse or feeling overwhelmed, we've compiled a list of resources at secretlifepodcast.com.

To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or at Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

Apr 12, 2021
I'm Obsessed With Big Boobs
00:24:06

Is there anything wrong with having a type? Don't we all have a type? That's what makes us unique. No two people have the exact same things that they find attractive. But what if our type becomes an obsession? What if it limits your choices, and you find yourself repeating a cycle of bad decisions because of it? They say marrying for looks or money is never a good thing—so does it have to be about something deeper then? Does having a type cut you off from finding someone whose insides are more than the sum of their outsides? In this episode, we talk anatomy and connection. 

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction, depression, trauma, sexual abuse or feeling overwhelmed, we've compiled a list of resources at secretlifepodcast.com.

To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

Apr 05, 2021
The Sexual Predator: My OB-GYN
00:36:54

*TRIGGER WARNING - This episode contains topics of sexual assault, trauma, and abortion. Some people may find it disturbing. In another moment of "What the f@#% is wrong with some men," we have a brave survivor who shares her story of being sexually assaulted minutes after giving birth. Was this deep-seated secret fuel on the first for her addictions and suicidal thoughts? Listen to her heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting journey to recovery.

Just days ago, on March 26, 2021, USC agreed to pay over $1 bn to over a thousand victims. According to an editorial published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, over the past two years, at least eight gynecologists have landed in the media spotlight after sexual misconduct allegations, according to an editorial published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. That includes Dr. George Tyndall, the former longtime head gynecologist of the health center at the University of Southern California.  

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction or depression, we've compiled a list of resources on the Secret Life Website: http://secretlifepodcast.com

RAINN - Sexual Assault Hotline - Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction, depression, trauma, sexual abuse or feeling overwhelmed, we've compiled a list of resources at secretlifepodcast.com.

To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

Mar 29, 2021
Bumble: Swiping Right Into My Addiction
00:36:33

Dating apps are a $3 Billion industry with over 270 Million users worldwide. And for an addict of any variety—a dangerous place to swipe.

April found herself falling for the first man she swiped right on. What ensued was a year-long “relationship” that consisted of the two recording their sexual encounters and little else.

Shortly after, she heard our episode with Olivia Munn; she listened to Brianne’s story in episode #1. For the first time in her life, she heard her story and realized that she wasn’t alone. April is now attending meetings of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous and on her way to transforming her life and creating healthy relationships.

We’ve said it before—if just one person hears something that lets them know they aren’t alone and discover that help is out there, then starting this podcast has been entirely worth it!

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.
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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

Mar 22, 2021
The Mistress: Waiting To Be Chosen
00:27:01

Why do women stay once they find out that the man of their dreams is married? Is the saying true; once a cheater, always a cheater? "But he's different... he says he loves me and will choose me." Cut to years later, and that isn't the case. He stays in the relationship he said he was leaving, with the woman he loathed and left you wanting those years of your life back. Lee has kept this secret from everyone in her life except one person. How can she trust another man again?

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Mar 15, 2021
The Myth: Success Will Make You Happy
00:35:29

How many of us have fallen into the trap of seeking material things to fill that hole? Hoping and praying that if we just get this next big job or find the perfect mate, we’ll finally be happy? For Darren, his entire identity was defined by his success; his career, the women he dated and the cars he drove. With the help of a mentor/sponsor, he took a deep dive searching for his own truth, authenticity and self-love. 

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Mar 08, 2021
Love Addict: The Unavailable Man
00:27:22

What happens when the man you love cheats on you… again and again? Or when his chronic, narcissistic behavior of gaslighting you every time is pushing you farther and farther away from trusting your instincts and your inner voice? This week, Chloe shares the heartbreaking story of a decade-long relationship and her journey of letting go and learning to trust herself once again. 

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Mar 01, 2021
Un-Happy Ending: Addicted to Massage Parlors for Sex
00:34:44

Matt blew up his relationship with his fiancé because he couldn't stop going to massage parlors for sex. While attending an in-patient program for sex addiction, he uncovered a pattern of behaviors that stemmed from sexual abuse at the hands of a trusted family friend and an older boy. Listen to Matt's journey as he peels back the layers of shame and dependency and learns to find his truth.  

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

 

Feb 22, 2021
Jana Kramer: Compare and Despair
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It doesn't matter how successful you are, how much money you make, or what you look like, Compare and Despair can and will bring you down. Jana and Brianne talk about how Compare and Despair thinking is pervasive and dangerous. It can contribute to anxiety, depression, shame, and envy, leading to self-criticism and a lack of self-worth. It rapidly undermines any confidence.

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or At Amazon

 

JANA KRAMER

Jana Kramer is a country music singer and actress who has starred on One Tree Hill, Friday Night Lights, and the 2012 season of Dancing with the Stars. Kramer began her musical career in 2012 and has released two albums: Jana Kramer and Thirty On

To connect with Jana Kramer:

Website: https://janakramer.com
The Good Fight Book: https://janaandmike.com
Whine Down Podcast: https://janakramer.com/podcast
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kramergirl/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/janakramermusic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/kramergirl
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Feb 15, 2021
Brianne Davis: Crushing Dyslexia, ADHD & Publishing a Book
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Ever since she was little, Brianne Davis had the belief that she wasn’t smart because she struggled with standardized testing due to her dyslexia and ADHD. No matter how successful, abundant or happy she was, those negative voices of doubt and shame plagued her. As she peeled away the layers of the false self she created to protect her, the unique talent, voice, and purpose have come into the light. With just days ahead of releasing her debut novel, Brianne shares her journey and the gift of showing up for yourself despite your fears. 

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Feb 08, 2021
Olivia Munn's Mystery Solved: I Have Fibromyalgia
00:28:07

Hollywood actress Olivia Munn struggled for years with chronic pain, fatigue, stress and fluctuating weight loss/gain until she discovered she had Fibromyalgia. With demanding shooting schedules and continually being in the public eye, Olivia suffered for years while trainers, doctors and nutritionists attempted to find solutions. It took a ton of research and a team of doctors at the UCLA medical center to determine what the culprit was finally. 

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain and spinal cord process painful and nonpainful signals.

Symptoms often begin after an event, such as physical trauma, surgery, infection or significant psychological stress. In other cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering event.

Women are more likely to develop fibromyalgia than are men. Many people who have fibromyalgia also have tension headaches, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety and depression.

An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a functioning body part. There are at least 80 types of autoimmune diseases. Nearly any body part can be involved. Common symptoms include low grade fever and feeling tired. Often symptoms come and go.

While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, a variety of medications can help control symptoms. Exercise, relaxation and stress-reduction measures also may help.

Much of the time, fibromyalgia is an illness of flares and remissions. You'll feel not-too-bad for a while, then get knocked down by symptoms for days or weeks, then get back to feeling…well, not as horrible.

For more information: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromyalgia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354780

https://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/basics/fibromyalgia.htm

https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/fibromyalgia

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Olivia Munn’s credits include: The Newsroom, Date Night, Iron Man 2, Magic Mike, Deliver Us from Evil, X-Men: Apocalypse, The Lego Ninjago Movie, Six, and The Predator

To connect with Oliva: Twitter | Instagram

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Feb 01, 2021
Natasha Saifolahi: Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
00:34:04

Natasha was diagnosed with BPD at the age of 33 after years of being told she just had depression or she was too 'OVER THE TOP' her entire life - after entering treatment and learning how to adopt DBT skills into her life, her entire way of being shifted for the better and she knew she had to share the wisdom and help others.

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)? BPD is a type of ‘personality disorder’. It is an illness that makes you struggle with your emotions and this can affect your relationships with other people. Around 1 in 100 people have BPD. It seems to affect men and women equally, but women are more likely to have this diagnosis. This may be because men are less likely to ask for help. Everyone will experience BPD differently. If you have BPD, you may have problems with:

  • feeling isolated or abandoned by others,
  • self-harming or suicidal thoughts,
  • coping with stress,
  • getting on with other people,
  • strong emotions that you find hard to cope with,
  • misusing alcohol and prescription drugs,
  • illegal drugs and substances,
  • understanding other people’s points of view,
  • staying in work,
  • having a long-term relationship, or
  • being able to maintain a home.

It is called ‘borderline’ because doctors used to think it was on the border between two different disorders: neurosis and psychosis. Doctors no longer like to use these terms to describe mental illness. It is sometimes called Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD). Some people feel that this describes the illness better.

Some people with a personality disorder think that the name is insulting or makes them feel labeled. But doctors do not use this term to make you feel judged or suggest that the illness is your fault. It is meant to describe the way the illness develops.

Helpful Links about BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) and DPT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy):

More About Natasha Saifolahi:

Article Natasha wrote: https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/blog/bpd-can-be-very-misunderstood

Born, raised and residing in North West London, I hail from a mixed background, Persian (Iranian), Russian and Azeri.  After graduating with a BA (hons) in Film Studies and American Studies, I worked in the media industry in a variety of roles. Some of the companies I've had the pleasure to work for include; Prime Video (Amazon), Al Jazeera English, Channel 4, Film 4, Zoopla Property Group and Virgin Media.

I was diagnosed with BPD at the age of 33 after years of being told I just had depression or I was too 'OVER THE TOP' my entire life - after entering treatment and learning how to adopt DBT skills into my life, my entire way of being shifted for the better and I knew I had to share the wisdom and help others.

I am a walking example of how much DBT helped reduce the painful symptoms of BPD, I now have a life I've created that is worth living.  I am also a writer and speaker, I've been published in the following publications; Ham & High newspaper,Time To Change CharityLondonist, FlickFeast, Women's Health Magazine and The Film Tree. I’ve also just finished my first TV dark comedy series with my writing partner and working on my first short film.

Instagram: https://instagram.com/overthetopwoman

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Jan 25, 2021
Jorge Ortiz: Keeping My Cultural Identity Secret
00:22:19

We are not defined by others' opinions of us. But those opinions can be challenging to overcome. When we are young, those outside influences can shape our thinking about ourselves. The change we want to see in the world will require that we own our true authentic power. With a ton of courage, tenacity, and self-love, Jorge Ortiz is a shining example of claiming his heritage, celebrating the differences and stepping into his greatness. 

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Jorge Ortiz is an actor and writer, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. A graduate of Vassar College, Jorge moved to Los Angeles to build a career in film and television. A current student of the Richard Lawson Studios, Jorge's professional career continues to expand. Jorge has acted in films, TV, commercials and webseries and has also written two feature films, two pilots, numerous short films and has pitched one of his series to CBS, Showtime, Logo, Here and YouTube. He is also the writer of a powerful industry blog called Chasing The George. Since 2015, his blog highlights the journey he is on to build the artistic career he wants, while also sharing the advice and lessons he has learned along the way.

To connect with Jorge: Instagram: @jorgeortizactor | Twitter: @jorgeortizactor

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE SHOW?

Connect with Brianne Davis-Gantt (@thebriannedavis)

Connect with Mark Gantt (@markgantt)

Jan 18, 2021
I Hate Being Married Sometimes
00:29:43

Even the happiest, healthiest marriages require a certain amount of work to stay that way, but it is also common to want out. Some research has even said that not arguing is a bigger red flag than fighting. Arguing in a respectful, productive way can be a positive sign because it means both spouses still care. What lies underneath that argument can vary from person to person. From resentments, depression, fear of abandonment and stress.

How do you stay in a marriage when you want to run? When your negative voices are stronger than the outside reality? In this week’s episode, Brianne and Sam unpack the very common but rarely talked about—fear of intimacy. 

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

If you'd like to share your secret on the show or want to share your thoughts about an episode, please send an email to secretlifepodcast@icloud.com.

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE change, fear, transformation, career, entrepreneur, family, choices, action and love.

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Jan 11, 2021
Sarah Goodson: I Secretly Hated Working For Other People
00:23:45

What's Sarah Goodson's secret? For 15 years she worked for other people/businesses even though she wished for something more. The "steady paycheck" kept her in corporate jobs that never fully fulfilled her. Then a life-changing event happened. The murder of one of her dearest friends prompted Sarah to ask the question: "If today were my last day, would I be okay with my life right now?" The answer was no -- and that answer finally ignited her to make the jump to full-time entrepreneurship.

In 2018, Sarah created her own business (Three Beats Consulting) that provides executive coaching and professional workshops, and life coaching services that help people create their unlived dreams. She quickly found herself in her calling, feeling more fulfilled than ever, and generating multiple six--figures within just two years.

In this episode, you'll hear about her journey into entrepreneurship and practical key tools for ANY person who wants to launch into a big, beautiful life of freedom and fulfillment.

More about Sarah and her work here: Three Beats Consulting

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE change, fear, transformation, career, entrepreneur, family, choices, action and love.

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Jan 04, 2021
Our Worst Fear Could Be Our Greatest Gift
00:22:47

Is it possible that the thing we fear the most is precisely what we need to push through and expand our life? Our minds often create a future that is filled with disappointment and failure. Yet, most of us can look back and see that even when that situation happened, it was hardly as bad as it was in our heads. Or if it was, there was a silver lining on the other side. 2020 has been a challenging year on so many levels. As we move into 2021, with no clear picture of how it will turn out, we have an opportunity to be present, show up for ourselves, and allow what is supposed to be… be. We wish you all a safe, healthy, and loving holiday season and new year.

In this episode, Lucas feared that having a child would crush his dreams and hold him back. Instead, he pushed through his fear, asked for help, and found the willingness to change. What followed was a beautiful journey of transformation and redemption. He now lives a life beyond his dreams. 

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Dec 28, 2020
Secret Skateboard Santa
00:17:50

It doesn't have to be a holiday to make some's life a little better. Our anonymous guest shares how she's found a way out of depression by helping others. Covid-19 has affected so many people this year. Is there someone in your life that could use some help? Is it you? You are not alone. Reach out, risk being vulnerable, and ask for assistance. Wishing you and yours a Happy Holiday season. 

Check out and support Barbara's skateboard Instagram account: ThrashXArt

Some resources if you're struggling financially:

Candid.org https://learning.candid.org/resources/knowledge-base/covid-19-emergency-financial-resources/

California assistance https://covid19.ca.gov/get-financial-help/

We’ve included a few links if you were interested in lending a hand regardless of the time of year.

FOOD BANK IN L.A.

http://bit.ly/2J6M5c2

UNICEF DONATIONS

http://bit.ly/38k8wDm

THE RED CROSS

http://rdcrss.org/38r4Wai

TOYS FOR TOTS

https://www.toysfortots.org

MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION

https://wish.org/believe

PRISON FELLOWSHIP FOR CHILDREN OF PRISONERS

https://www.prisonfellowship.org/about/angel-tree/#

SALVATION ARMY USA

https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/walmart-angel-tree/

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Dec 21, 2020
Jen Levin: Living With Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
00:27:17

If you have binge eating disorder, please know that you’re not alone. Binge eating disorder (BED) is actually the most common eating disorder. It affects about 3.5 percent of women and 2 percent of men.

According to the National Eating Disorders, BED is a severe, life-threatening, and treatable eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food, often very quickly and to the point of discomfort. Some symptoms are feeling a loss of control during the binge; experiencing shame, distress, or guilt afterwards; and regularly using unhealthy compensatory measures to counter the binge-eating.

Please contact the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) helpline at 800-931-2237 if you believe you or someone you love are struggling with an eating disorder and need help.

For crisis situations, text "NEDA" to 741741 to be connected with a trained volunteer at Crisis Text Line.

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE eating disorders, binging, binge eating disorder, therapy, acting, addiction, recovery, actress life, auditioning, career, past beliefs, negative self-talk, secrets, behaviors, gratitude, attitude, self-care, self-love, courage, freedom and happiness.

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Jen Levin is an actress/blogger with Southern charm and Jersey moxie living in LA

Blog: http://findingmyinnerbombshell.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thejenlevin/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/thejenlevin/

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Dec 14, 2020
Briana Lane: Acting As If—Hollywood Secrets
00:27:23

Acting can be a devastatingly competitive business, and actors can find themselves saying and doing things they never thought they would. In one of our lighter episodes, Brianne and Briana divulge hilarious secrets about their early careers and the shift needed to be your authentic self. 

Actress and musician Briana Lane is best known for her recurring roles on NBC's The New Normal, Freeform's Young & Hungry and her portrayal of Brook Lynn Quartermaine on ABC's General Hospital.

To connect Briana: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE Hollywood, acting, actress life, auditioning, career, past beliefs, negative self-talk, secrets, behaviors, gratitude, attitude, self-care, self-love, courage, freedom and happiness.

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If you or anyone you know is struggling with an addiction, depression, trauma, or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

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Dec 07, 2020
Michelle Chalfant: The Adult Chair
00:26:31

Transform your past experiences into positive, life-affirming behaviors. Michelle Chalfant's Adult Chair model is an integrated approach that will help you recognize how all of your life experiences have shaped you and then use that awareness to regain control, discover your most authentic self and transform your life!


— From time to time, we'll be releasing BONUS EPISODES that will either be following up with past guests or feature specialists in the field of mental health, success, and recovery. —

TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE depression, suicide, past beliefs, negative self talk, healthy adult, behaviors, gratitude, attitude, self-care, self-love, addiction, recovery, sex & love, courage, freedom and happiness.

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Michelle Chalfant is an author, speaker, therapist, and coach living based out of Charlotte, NC. With a Master™s Degree in Counseling and additional trainings in energy medicine, meridian therapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), PSYCH-K, chakra balancing, meditation, intuition, and yoga, Michelle is uniquely qualified to guide others on the path to authentic living through the model she developed called The Adult Chair Model. With a top rated podcast, online courses and consistently sold out workshops, Michelle is dedicated to helping others learn to live authentic and powerful lives through her practice, which includes individual and couples™ therapy sessions, and her website, which features useful content like guided meditations, educational videos, and other tools for self-realization and transformation.

Free Gift: One month free in TAC Tribe for the month of DECEMEBER 2020

theadultchair.com/membership

PROMO CODE: SECRETLIFE

Free Gift: Inner Child Resource 

theadultchair.com/innerchild 

Michelle Chalfant Website 

theadultchair.com

Michelle Chalfant Instagram

@michelle.chalfant

The Adult Chair Workshop – Charleston (April 2021)

https://theadultchair.com/charleston/

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Nov 30, 2020
Gratitude: The Key To Everything
00:30:46

On the heels of the Secret Life podcast releasing its 27th episode and the 4-month mark, host Brianne Davis and husband/producer Mark Gantt express their deepest gratitude and reflect on their positive personal experiences they've had so far. Humbled by all the love and support, they also share feedback, messages, revelations, and inspiration from the hundreds of notes and reviews they've received. A celebration and thank you to the listeners that the show was created for in the first place.

TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE gratitude, attitude, self-care, self-love, addiction, recovery, sex & love addiction, taboo subjects, courage, freedom, and happiness.

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Websites:  markganttdirector.com | markgantt.com

Nov 27, 2020
Mark Gantt: Money—From Debt to Abundance
00:31:10

Debting and underearning were destroying Mark’s relationships, career, and ultimately his sanity. With 20 years of sobriety, he found himself at yet another bottom. Underearning wasn’t just about an inability to pay his bills; it was a more profound belief that he wasn’t ever going to get what he desired. As he uncovered, discovered, and discarded the shame he carried around his money issues, Mark found the willingness to own his talents, speak his truth and created a stronger relationship with his wife. 

TV, feature and commercial writer/director Mark Gantt produces the Secret Life podcast with his beautiful and talented writer/director/host wife, Brianne Davis. They live in Los Angeles with their son Davis and dog Bear.

To connect with Mark:

Social Media (@markgantt) : Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Websites:  markganttdirector.com | markgantt.com

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE money, debt, underearning, pride, perfectionism, negative thinking, self-care, self-love, obsessive-compulsive, power greater than ourselves, obsessive thinking, addiction, alcoholism, willingness, abundance, love, relationships and communication.

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Nov 23, 2020
DeeDee Flores: Positively Trans: Owning Your Truth
00:25:11

Celebrating Transgender Awareness Week: In 1993, DeeDee transitioned from a man to a woman at the age of 33. And though it was an overall positive experience, it was clear that it was much easier to be a man in the world. Driven by a passion for entertaining and educating, DeeDee's journey is both uplifting and inspiring. #TransAwarenessWeek 

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The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

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In a recent article in The USA TODAY, President-elect Joe Biden, who spoke for transgender rights at a town hall, has vowed to eliminate discriminatory executive orders from President Donald Trump and has made LGBTQ equality part of his platform. "There should be zero discrimination," Biden said. 

Voters also gave at least eight transgender, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming state candidates victories on Election Day, including tapping the nation's first openly transgender state senator

And a Supreme Court ruling in June affirmed protection of LGBTQ workers from discrimination.

Renna recalls then-vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris saying at a forum: "'My pronouns are she/her/hers.' That she said, that was recognition of the fact that we live in a culture where you can't make assumptions, and that's a fairly new thing." USA TODAY ARTICLE LINK: https://bit.ly/3f3y1LO

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE transgender, change, authenticity, gender roles, self-care, and self-love

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Nov 16, 2020
Follow-Up: Miscarriage Revelations
00:17:55

Ep #23's Jennifer was struck with a powerful realization after listening to her episode and agreed to share more. HHaving had an even greater wave of guilt and shame, she can’t help but wonder if she willed her baby away. Shortly after the miscarriage and the break-up, she moves across the country, drinking and hooking up with men to numb the pain, and fell into a deep depression. She felt hopeless, loveless, and lost her passion for acting. 

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE abuse, miscarriage, guilt, shame, relationships, creating boundaries, self-care, and self-love

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Nov 15, 2020
Miscarriage: Guilt, Shame & Relief
00:17:00

What do you do when you want a baby so bad you’re willing to stay in an abusive relationship to have one? But at 12 weeks, Jennifer began having complications with her pregnancy, and her world was turned upside down.

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Brene Brown has said this about Guilt and Shame: Based on my research and the research of other shame researchers, I believe that there is a profound difference between shame and guilt. I believe that guilt is adaptive and helpful – it’s holding something we’ve done or failed to do up against our values and feeling psychological discomfort.

I define shame as the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging – something we’ve experienced, done, or failed to do makes us unworthy of connection.

I don’t believe shame is helpful or productive. In fact, I think shame is much more likely to be the source of destructive, hurtful behavior than the solution or cure. I think the fear of disconnection can make us dangerous. READ MORE: https://brenebrown.com/blog/2013/01/14/shame-v-guilt/

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE abuse, miscarriage, guilt, shame, relationships, creating boundaries, self-care, and self-love

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Nov 09, 2020
Beau Baker: Vanity—Perfectionism, Ego & Pride
00:29:22

Society conditions us to strive to be perfect — be thin, toned, ripped, trimmed, waxed, peeled, tan, liked, followed, friended, and then... we will be loved. There's a misconception that only women put themselves under a microscope when it comes to their bodies and their looks, but men do too.

A new study points to a surprising connection between rising perfectionism in our culture and rising mental health issues, including depression and anxiety. The study, published in the American Psychological Association's Psychological Bulletin, suggests that young people are more obsessed with perfection than previous generations.

Between 1989 and 2016, perfectionism has continued to rapidly increase in the US, with rates that parallel increased cases of depression and anxiety.

Perfectionism is a combination of excessively high personal standards and overly critical self-evaluations.

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To connect with Beau on Instagram (@beaubaker_)

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE self-obsession, self-identity, pride, vanity, narcissism, enoughness, ego, obsession, perfectionism, sex and love addiction, body dysmorphia, body shaming, negative thinking, self-care, self-love, lust, intrigue, volatility, obsessive-compulsive, power greater than ourselves, obsessive thinking, addiction, alcoholism,

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Nov 02, 2020
How About We 'Cancel' Rape?
00:36:25

**Trigger warning. This episode is about sexual assault and rape.** At 15, Emily was raped by the Homecoming King and at 16, sexually assaulted by a police officer. She swore she wouldn't tell anyone. 1 in 3 women has been sexually assaulted by the time they are 18, yet the majority go unreported. The rape culture that continues to exist needs to change. As a society, why aren't we teaching our impressionable young men about sex, respect, and boundaries?  How can we educate our hormone-raging teenage boys to respect women and spark change? 

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

- Frederick Douglass

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To Connect with Emily: Instagram (@yesgirlemilysjames)

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE rape, sexaul assault, drinking, police misonduct, date rape, boundaries and patriarchy 

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If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual violence, please call the RAINN sexual violence hotline at 1-800-656-4673

Men Can Stop Rape Organization — Mission: To mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men's violence against women. https://mcsr.org

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Oct 26, 2020
Jay Parker: Remedy For Addiction: Service
00:33:29

His sex and love addiction became front-page news, "Talent Scout Arrested on Immoral Charges."  His addiction robbed him of a successful career, marriage, and his dignity. 30 years later, Jay has helped hundreds of people recover from the deadly disease of sex and love addiction.

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Jay Parker, consultant and recovery coach, guides those who struggle with addiction on their journey from shame to grace.

To find out more about Jay: https://jayparker.org

Jay Parker is a native of New York City who ran a successful basketball talent scouting service in Texas until his own struggles with addiction took his life in another direction. He lost his business and career. Through his professional association with the former pro basketball all-star, Parker entered the John Lucas Treatment and Recovery Center in Houston and dealt with his addiction, turning his experience into his expertise.

Parker completed counseling course work and became a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in Texas in 1994. He began a new career in mental health as the director of education at West Oaks Hospital in Houston before moving to the private alcohol and drug treatment center, The Right Step.

He moved to the Pacific Northwest to take an administrative position with Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers in Kirkland, Wash. He met Dr. Hilarie Cash, who was at work developing observations about computer and Internet addiction. In 1999, they co-founded Internet/Computer Addiction Services in Redmond and developed the No More Secrets program for sex and love addicts.

He also has appeared on ABC News, CNN, the BBC, and PBS, and been interviewed by publications including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and U.S. News and World Report. He speaks at treatment centers and has addressed conferences of The Northwest Institute of Addiction Studies, the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals, and the National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity. He is an NCAA-approved speaker who addresses university and college student-athletes on the perils of alcohol and substance abuse as well as other topical mental health issues. Jay Parker has more than 29 years of personal sobriety. His commitment to his own recovery is unwavering. He is happily married with two adult children. Parker takes particular delight in dancing at the weddings of his clients who, like him, have turned around their lives.

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE sex and love addiction, recovery, alcoholism, drug abuse, rehabs and secrets.

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Oct 19, 2020
Alexandra Hendrickson: Crying Wolf
00:24:56

Alexandra was 4 1/2 when her father was murdered. Her life was turned upside down, she struggled with the attention, fitting in, and finding herself. 

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE dishonesty, lying, peer pressure, childhood, trauma, dating, self-love, inspiration, siblings, secrets.

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Oct 12, 2020
Christine Lakin: Overcoming Bulimia & Anorexia
00:29:33

Keeping a secret about a raging eating disorder meant she didn't have to get better. Christine Lakin breaks down how she isolated her decade long battle with bulimia and anorexia, shifting her focus and perspective and how she created a healthy lifestyle. 

Christine is a director, producer and actress. She is best known from the 90’s sit-com “Step By Step”.  She lives in California with her husband and two children.  

To connect with Christine Lakin: Instagram | Twitter

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE eating disorders, bulimia, anorexia, eating healthy, parenting, self-love, inspiration, relationships, peer pressure, secrets.

If you or anyone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, addiction, depression, trauma or sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

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Oct 05, 2020
Gabrielle Stone: Eat, Pray, #FML
00:27:35

A year and a half into her marriage, Gabrielle Stone finds out her husband has been having an affair. Then she meets a man, and he asks her to marry him. Forty-eight hours before a trip to Italy, he breaks up with her. Her first thought... FML!

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Gabrielle Stone is no stranger to the world of entertainment. Growing up on set with her legendary scream queen mother Dee Wallace (Cujo, E.T.), she had days of licking off mommy’s fake blood and getting the travel bug at an early age. Gabrielle experienced one of the world’s real-life horrors when she lost her father suddenly at age seven.

After many years in the industry herself, Stone transitioned from meaty acting roles to writing and directing. Her award-winning films It Happened Again Last Night and After Emma gained her awards for writing, directing, and acting—but she had a bigger role in life that would soon present itself: freaking badass.

After the rug was vigorously pulled out from under her when her husband’s affair came to light, she found herself falling into the arms of another man. After a second failed attempt at love, a massive heartbreak, and yet another rug being yanked from her feet, she decided instead of landing flat on her ass—she’d make a career out of it.

And so came the birth of the novel Eat, Pray, #FML, where she shared all the mistakes, all the lessons, and most importantly, how she became a badass from it all.

To connect with Gabrielle Stone: IG - @gabriellestone @eatprayfml

Book Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1733963707

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE relationships, cheating, infidelity, love, sex, marriage, red flags, success, acting, sex scenes, recovery, narcissisism, inspiration and self-love.

If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction, depression, trauma, sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

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Sep 28, 2020
Plastic Crack - Toy Collecting Addiction
00:25:21

The impulsive, addictive dark side of toy collecting and the need for people to have "an object of desire." OCD is about control. But what is a 5-year-old trying to control? Alex unpacks a secret he kept from his wife for years, the shame he carried, and his recent OCD diagnosis. Getting to the bottom of the psychology of collecting and why he devoted significant amounts of time, money, and energy making and maintaining his collection. An activity he shared with his now-estranged brother only fed the addiction more.

Psychologists have often taken a Freudian perspective when describing why people collect. They highlight the controlling and impulsive dark side to collecting, the need for people to have "an object of desire." - Rykwert, J. (2001). WHY COLLECT?. History Today

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE self-love, happy, motivation, inspiration, healthy, secret life, toy collecting, toy collector, success, recovery

If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction, depression, trauma, sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at https://secretlifepodcast.com.

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE addiction, sex and love addiction, emotional abuse, negging, verbal abuse, relationships and self-love.

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Sep 21, 2020
Lucie Pohl: Sex, Drugs and Red Flags
00:26:48

Cheating on her with a transexual sex worker was the final straw, but the signs were there from the start for Lucie and the fast and furious seven-month relationship with the quintessential bad boy. 

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Lucie Pohl is a German-American Film, TV and Voice Actor, comedian, writer and the voice of Mercy from Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch. Known for Red Dwarf XI, Homeland, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, David Chase's Not Fade Away. Lucie has written three solo comedy shows which have toured in the US and internationally and was nominated for the NY Innovative Theater Award.


To follow Lucie:
Instagram
Twitter

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If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual violence, please call the RAINN sexual violence hotline 1-800-656-4673

Or if you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction, depression, trauma, sexual abuse, we've compiled a list of resources at secretlifepodcast.com.

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE relationships, cheating, infidelity, love, sex, marriage, red flags, success, acting, recovery, narcissists, inspiration and self-love.

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Sep 14, 2020
Johnathon Schaech: Shame Free—Recovering Sex and Love Addict
00:25:26

For 25 years, Johnathon Schaech held a secret very close to him, he'd been sexually assaulted on his first film by the famed Italian director, Franco Zeffirelli. In 2018, at the peek of the MeToo Movement, Johnathon shared his story with the world. But going public, fighting for those who don't have a voice, plunged him further into darkness, anger, and shame. It wasn't until he discovered a program for sex and love addicts that he found recovery, peace, and the tools to live a shame-free life.

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Johnathon Schaech exploded onto the scene as one of Hollywood's most handsome leading men in Jocelyn Moorhouse's How to Make an American Quilt and Tom Hanks' directorial debut That Thing You Do! Since then, Johnathon has shown incredible versatility as an actor. Over the last twenty years, he's starred in over one-hundred and sixty Hollywood productions. Working opposite some of the most acclaimed and awarded actors, producers, writers and directors including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kenneth Branagh, Ed Harris, Idris Elba, Antonio Banderas, Bruce Willis, Tom Fontana, Gary Goetzman, Neil Moritz, Greg Araki, Cary Brokaw, Roy Lee, Jessica Lange and Bill Paxton. Schaech recently captivated television audiences as the eccentric movie-star in Showtime's hit series Ray Donovan (2014) and has portrayed comic-book legend Jonah Hex on the first three season's of DC's Legends. (2015-2018) Having aged into a ruggedly handsome man, he's fast becoming one of Hollywood's go-to stars for action roles. Starring in Renny Harlin's 5 Days of War (2014), Todd Robinson's Phantom (2015), Roland Joffe's Texas Rising (2016), Steven C. Miller's Marauders (2017) and soon takes the lead opposite Frank Grillo in the action-packed Reprisal (2018). Johnathon now uses his national voice for dyslexia, working with Harvard University accredited NoticeAbility.org; a nonprofit dedicated to helping students with the brain-based difference identify their unique strengths and build their self-esteem. Johnathon has a four-year-old son, Camden, newborn Lillian Josephine with his wife of seven years, internet influencer Julie Solomon.
 

Johnathon’s latest movie Blue Ridge opposite Sarah Lancaster and Graham Greene is now exclusively available on Vudu (@vudofans) #Vudu! #BlueRidge - Imagicomm Entertainment

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE addiction, recovery, sex, and love addiction, molestation, career, acting, relationships and repairing damaged relationships.

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Sep 07, 2020
I Only Steal from Jeff Bezos
00:26:06

Dixie steals as a way to connect with her estranged father. Dixie is active in multiple recovery programs and works a great program, yet she still grapples with stealing. She and her father formed a bond while crashing weddings and shoplifting together at a very young age. 

Dixie Perkinson is an actress (Speechless, Wilfred) and writer (Eat My Prune) living in Los Angeles.

You can connect with Dixie on Instagram.

TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE addiction, recovery, stealing, shoplifting, father/daughter relationships, loss of a parent, and repairing damaged relationships.

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Aug 31, 2020
Ricky B: F*ck Cancer—Breakdown to Breakthrough
00:31:58

Checking himself into a psych ward with 29 years of sobriety was the last thing Ricky B. thought he would do. But after an aggressive prostate cancer diagnosis, he found the distant darkness that had plagued him in the past snuck back in. And the only option that made sense was to take his life. Yet he kept that all to himself. Yet another example that people are facing their own battles all the time, even if it isn't obvious. Ricky shares his heart-wrenching story as he turns his life around, identifies past resentments, and like a phoenix out of the ashes, finds true peace and serenity once again. 

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Aug 28, 2020
Brittany Ishibashi: I Hate Being a Mom Sometimes
00:30:48

What they don’t tell you is that when your child is born, a part of you dies and you have to come to terms with this new identity. Brittany Ishibashi and Brianne share their stories of struggling with postpartum, trying to be the perfect mom and finding time for self-care in times of quarantine. The two swap hilarious stories of fantasizing about just walking out the door (with their masks on of course), only to have their child do something insanely adorable, reminding them why it’s all worth it.

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Brittany currently stars as Tina Minoru in Marvel’s hit show “Runaways” on Hulu. She recently played another iconic villain, Karai, in Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” a sequel to the summer 2014 blockbuster. When she’s not on set, Brittany can be found training in Tae Kwon Do (she’s a black belt). She also loves to spend time with her family and currently lives in the LA area with her husband Jeff and their children, Kai and Lilia.

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Aug 25, 2020
Breaking Black and LGBTQ Generational Beliefs
00:34:24

A family member took Shang's innocence; decades later he recognized that it wasn't his fault, his problem, or his shame to carry. What followed was a journey towards self-discovery, self-love, and finding his power as an artist. In effect, breaking the beliefs, his family held about being black, LGBTQ, and the secrets they kept. 

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Aug 21, 2020
Bonnie Gillespie: Choosing Sobriety
00:26:26

On the outside, Bonnie's Hollywood career was a success, but when the fun and thrills of drinking had disappeared, she found herself at a critical moment in her life. Her willingness to change and be messy led to an incredible story of transformation, self-love, and the art of being present.

Bonnie Gillespie is living her dreams by helping others figure out how to live theirs. As a weekly columnist, she began demystifying the casting process for actors in 1999. Her most popular book is Self-Management for Actors, the curriculum upon which her teaching is based. As a producer and Emmy-honored casting director, Bonnie specializes in indie darlings. Whether casting, coaching, or exploring the woo as The Astrologer's Daughter, she is passionate about leaving this world better than she found it.

Where to find Bonnie: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube
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Aug 18, 2020
Childhood Trauma, Dissociation, Abortion and Shame
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* Please note that this episode contains topics of sexual abuse, trauma and abortion. Some people may find disturbing.* Robbed of her innocence, a beautiful Lisa finds herself in the throes of addiction and self-harm. As a young woman, she regretfully used abortion as a form of birth control. Lisa's journey towards healing her inner child, forgiving herself, and the shame she carried around for decades is both courageous and inspiring.

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Aug 14, 2020
Britt Rentschler: DIY Beauty Fails
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Britt Rentschler shares her hilarious stories about the ridiculous things women do to their bodies in an attempt to look effortlessly beautiful. Britt is an American actress best known for her role as ‘Linda’ in the Paramount Picture's comedy, “Instant Family” opposite Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne. Britt’s first recurring TV role was on the TBS show “The Detour,” appearing with Jason Jones, which she says was one of the highlights of her career. She continued on to book recurring roles on some of the hottest shows in televisionincluding AMC’s "Lodge 49", FOX’s “Shots Fired,” A&E’s “Daytime Divas,” TNT’s “Good Behavior,” and mostly recently FOX’s “The Resident.” Britt has also guest starred on hit shows such as CBS’ “NCIS LA,” A&E’s “Drop Dead Diva,” ABC’s “Castle and Spike TV’s “1000 Ways to Die.”

Britt moved to Los Angeles eight years ago to pursue television and film, after finding success in theater. From an early age, she knew she was meant to be in the arts, and started out performing in musicals and plays. Continuing on that path led her to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham on both an academic and theater scholarship, which was immediately followed by receiving a Master of
Fine Arts from the University of Central Florida. While finishing her last year of hermaster’s program, Britt did a residency at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, which further fueled her passion for performing. During her time in Los Angeles, Britt has expanded into directing, producing, and writing, and her films have found wonderful homes on the independent film festival circuit.

When not acting, Britt loves traveling, exploring outdoors, and is an avid lover of live music and festivals. She is also a Reiki Master, and practices many forms of the healing arts. She is a volunteer with Young Storytellers, an active member of MENSA and Women in Film, and since her role in Instant Family, she is also passionate about adoption and foster care.

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Aug 11, 2020
Kristin Andrzejewski: Perfectionism Almost Took My Life
00:31:15

Battling depression and having a hard time asking for help, Kristin shares her heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting story as she almost died by suicide.

September is Suicide Prevention Month -- You're not alone: Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide. Please check out American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: https://afsp.org

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Aug 07, 2020
Kellee Stewart: Single and Freezing Eggs
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Kellee Stewart's rollercoaster 7-year relationship ends with a surprisingly beautiful outcome on the other side. Kellee Stewart is a writer, producer, and actress last seen Ava Duvernay’s CHERISH THE DAY and CW’s ALL AMERICAN. Catch her in Peacock’s upcoming comedy A.P. BIO this fall.

To reach Kellee : @kstew222 Instagram | @Kellee_Stewart Twitter

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TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE relationships, cheating, infidelity, love, sex, marriage, red flags, success, acting, recovery, narcissists, inspiration and self-love.

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Aug 02, 2020
Paul Gilmartin: Emotional Incest and Forgiveness
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With the help of therapy, support groups and 12-step programs, Paul shares his journey to release the shame and move on. Comedian Paul Gilmartin hosts a weekly, hour-long audio podcast, The Mental Illness Podcast, consisting of interviews with artists, friends and the occasional doctor.

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Aug 02, 2020
Robert Gant: Coming Out in Hollywood
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Robert Gonzalez Gant share's about coming out as a proud gay man in Hollywood, and the shift that is possible for those who struggled with acceptance. Robert has been a full-time actor, producer, and writer for over twenty-six years. He was a cast member of the groundbreaking Showtime series QUEER AS FOLK and was an early actor to come out publicly in 2002. His wide-ranging credits, both dramatic and comedic, include such shows as 13 REASONS WHY, NCIS, SUPERGIRL, MIKE & MOLLY, HOT IN CLEVELAND, BONES, SHAMELESS, and FRIENDS, among many others. He co-wrote, co-produced, and starred in the Netflix-released, historical biopic MILADA, which was nominated for 10 Czech Lion awards (that country's version of the Oscars), including best film. Robert was also a producing partner in the production company, Mythgarden, whose film SAVE ME premiered at Sundance. Along with his writing partner, he is actively writing, developing, and pitching original scripted series and features. Robert has been involved with a number of philanthropic organizations, especially those focused on aging in the LGBTQ community, and was a board member for Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing. He has also been a member of recovery communities for over twenty years. Robert received his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, he clerked for the Department of Justice, the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the D.C. Federal Court of Appeals. He concluded a brief stint with the law firm Baker McKenzie before beginning his career in the entertainment industry.

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Aug 02, 2020
Bonus - Finding Your Joy with Dr. G
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Dr. G, Dr. Howard Gluss, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Psy21522), Founder of Daraknot Health: Addiction Coaching and Private In-Home Rehab Care and cofounder of Sobriety Think Tank. He is also an executive coach, speaker, author, psychotherapist and former radio talk show host. Currently Dr. Gluss is launching his television show on BeondTV, Dr. G: Engaging Minds, where he helps people struggling with addiction transform their lives. His upcoming podcast, Rock With The Doc, will focus on sobriety in the entertainment industry. Dr. G is a popular speaker, giving talks about addiction, obesity and disease, and is also a moderator for health and entertainment panels. For more information on Dr. G visit drglife.com, and for the latest TV episodes visit drgshow.com.

Dr. G, Dr. Howard Gluss, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Psy21522), Founder of Daraknot Health: Addiction Coaching and Private In-Home Rehab Care and cofounder of Sobriety Think Tank. He is also an executive coach, speaker, author, psychotherapist and former radio talk show host.

** Bonus Episodes will include special guest such as psychologists, therapists, addiction & recovery specialists,life coaches, authors, speakers and many more.

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Aug 02, 2020
Brianne Davis: I'm a Recovering Sex and Love Addict
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I had this dark hole I was trying to fill with outside things. I couldn't stop even when I desperately wanted to. When I walked into my first meeting almost ten years ago, I was a shell of a person. As I listened to people share about this thing called sex and love addiction, tears started to form in my eyes when I said I was a newcomer. I was crying not out of sadness, but an overwhelming feeling of hope. 

Every day I see people at the lowest of lows. They are clawing their way out from under this disease, and I see them courageously confront their demons, push past their fears, and transform right in front of my eyes. Sometimes, with a healthy dose of humor and irony. I'm grateful for my recovery and the opportunity to be of service.

There's a good chance that you know someone who may be struggling with this disease RIGHT NOW.

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To find out more information about Brianne's book Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict, check out the website: https://secretlifenovel.com or at Amazon

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Aug 02, 2020
Tell Me Your Secret (Trailer)
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Shhh... Tell me your secret. I'll tell you mine. Each episode, we'll pull back the curtain on humanity's dark side. You know those deep dark secrets that fill us with shame and remorse. The ones that you swore you'd take to your grave. Or… even the silly, just embarrassing ones that you thought you'd never tell a soul. Brianne's desire is that by shining the light on subjects that so many of us struggle with, maybe someone can find hope and discover they're not alone.

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Jul 29, 2020