Dec. 5, 2018

53: Addiction

We all know someone who suffers from addiction whether we want to admit it or not. Addiction can manifest in many forms from doctors overprescribing drugs to individuals self-medicating or even boredom. My guest talks about ...

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Nov. 17, 2018

52: O Captain! My Captain! True Crime Garage

Today I'm joined by the Captain from True Crime Garage. The Captain's personality is very mellow and easy going which makes his story so surprising. He talks about one of the worst years of his life where he sought treatment …

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Oct. 30, 2018

51: Sleep Walker

Somnambulism or noctambulism, otherwise known as sleepwalking, is a sleeping disorder that has affected us for centuries. There are different triggers that we are just starting to recognize. Science helps us understand how it...

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Oct. 23, 2018

50: In the Woods

I like to do scary stories during the month of October As most of you know, I prefer to shed light on real-life issues we face every day. This episode focuses on men who faced physical and sexual assaults. All …

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Sept. 5, 2018

49: So You Want to Be a Podcaster?

Today's episode we explore the darker side of podcasting. Think actors reading mean tweets but we'll go a bit further than that. I've seen that first 1 star review destroy a podcasters confidence. I've seen trolls and harasse...

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Aug. 28, 2018

48: What Makes Us Stronger

I had the pleasure of meeting Josh during my travels. As most of my conversations with people go, we skipped past the small talk and went straight to the trauma that has impacted his life. Josh contracted HIV after he …

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July 21, 2018

47: Homicidal Tendencies

Today's guest talks about her lack of impulse control, harm thoughts, and OCD. She takes us down a path where she was on the brink of causing great harm to her fellow students. This episode will give listeners some insight …

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July 15, 2018

46: Postpartum

Commonly called postpartum depression but more accurately referred to as postpartum disorder. It's regularly misunderstood as simple depression but runs the gamut from anxiety to psychosis. Mothers who suffer from this are ro...

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June 20, 2018

45: A Father's Betrayal

We've talked about parents a lot on this podcast. Our first story involves a father who supports his family by not so legal means. After his disappearance, a secret life is revealed. Emma's colorful description of the family'...

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June 5, 2018

44: What Happens After

Have you ever wondered what happens to guns that are seized by police or who cleans up after a murder? This is a not a true crime episode, rather what happens in the aftermath. On this episode, my guests talk …

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May 12, 2018

43: Two Sides of the Same Coin Sexual Disorders, Part 2

Part 2 is here! No worries if you haven't listened to part 1 yet. These episodes have similar topics yet fell on opposite ends of the spectrum. My guest, Mary, talks about the abusive upbringing that led her to a …

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May 4, 2018

42: Two Sides of the Same Coin Sexual Disorders, Part 1

This will be a two-parter on sexual disorders. I say upfront in the episode that sexual disorders are more mental disorders that can reveal themselves in numerous ways. My first guest has severe anxiety that's prevented him f...

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April 11, 2018

41: What's Eating Igor

Happy to be back in the saddle after a long unexpected hiatus. I try to give a quick update and jump right into the story. This week I speak with Igor about his upbringing. He talks about his hard-working family …

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Feb. 14, 2018

40: Narcissism and Domestic Abuse

Happy Valentine's day. I didn't intend to release an episode on domestic abuse on this day we should be celebrating our partners. My first guest is from Russia but has migrated west to Sweden where her nightmare begins. She a...

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Dec. 24, 2017

39: Pride and Prejudice

Not exactly a holiday special but a gift to everyone. I speak with two members of the LGBTQ community who talk about some experiences behind the rainbow flags. I hope anyone listening will reflect on their actions and words t...

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Nov. 25, 2017

38: The Ones That Got Away

On this episode, my guests Erica and Debbie find themselves living in different cults. There are many similarities between how cults function but their impact on each is unique. They recall the shame and difficulty of leaving...

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Oct. 30, 2017

The Peripheral Halloween Special!

For my Halloween special I have a collection of scary stories for you! These aren't exactly paranormal but horrifying situations where our lives or others are threatened. First story - Arrow to the knee Second story -Snake i...

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Oct. 4, 2017

37: Not Giving Up

This episode is about never giving up. Tragedy takes a toll on all of us and challenges our will. My guest Pamela was born into a rough life, had everything taken from her, yet she persisted. She was a wonderful …

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Sept. 19, 2017

36: Who Takes Care of Us

When we lose our grip or have a bad mental health day and need to go somewhere, who takes care of us? On today's episode I speak with Sarah who works in a psychiatric facility and takes care of patients …

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Sept. 12, 2017

35: So You Want to Be a Parent?

In this episode I interview Jenna who talks about same sex parenting and in vitro fertilization. Jenna goes into great detail about the process and gives advice on choosing your doctor. The second interview is Lisa who found ...

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Aug. 13, 2017

34: Odd Medical Conditions - Turners and DID

This week is a Patreon request for odd medical conditions. First I speak with Sara who has Turners syndrome. She explains the levels of Turners and what inspires her everyday. http://www.turnersyndrome.org/ Then I speak with ...

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July 12, 2017

33: Dating, Divorce, Safety, Sexland

This week I discuss sex, dating, and staying safe with Maeve and Jeremy from the Sexland podcast. They are very colorful, upbeat and real when it comes to finding a partner. We recorded in person which changes the dynamic of...

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June 30, 2017

32: Steven, Is This Adulting?

I'm joined by Steven who does the Is This Adulting Podcast. He shares his struggles with depression and anxiety throughout his life. He talks about his suicide attempt, what led to it, and how it molds his perceptions today. ...

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June 18, 2017

31: Boy Blue

On this episode, I speak with Blue who is a 16-year old transitioning from female to male. I'm sure I ask a lot of questions that may be obvious to most. Blue is very kind and patient as he speaks …

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