JoAnn shares about her path to recovery after being drugged and raped by serial rapist Jeffrey Marsalis (dubbed the Match.com rapist). She sheds light on how she went from her lowest low to participating in the judicial process and eventually speaking publicly for other survivors.
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The first pupil from her inner-city high school to attend Cambridge, the 42 year-old journalist/author shares about the poverty, violence and dysfunction that defined her childhood in West Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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The 28 year-old talks about being raised in the Church of Scientology by a narcissistic father and passive mother. He details the abuse inflicted by their “Sea Org” starting when he was 13, how he reconciled their homophobia with his being gay and ultimately how he broke away from the church and his family.
The lifelong friends join Paul to talk about supporting each other through their issues which include: alcoholism, food addiction, IBS and codependency.
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The Navy vet and former armored car driver shares about the PTSD that came in the wake of a shootout that almost killed him and what it means to be masculine.
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The writer and graphic artist (and karaoke DJ) talks with Paul about her parents alcoholism, gambling and shopping addictions, being bullied, becoming violent in her 20s and eventually finding therapy and support groups for her codependency. They also bond over their intense love of dogs and how much easier it can be to love them than people.