14 episodes

Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.

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    • 4.6, 33.9K Ratings

Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
33.9K Ratings

33.9K Ratings

sadie215 ,

Emotional package

This podcast is amazing because it just makes you think. It has anger, sadness, joy, and suspense. It has all these emotions in one podcast. It is so addictive even though it is really frustrating.

Truth Rocks ,

Emotional vacuum!

Left me an emotional wreck! angry, shocked, judgemental —questioning, and of course empathy for the victims. A difficult, yet compelling journey -I hope listeners are wiser and more educated in assessing the danger of unhealthy relationships. Well done.

abiv1313 ,

ANNOYING

why on earth would they use these daughters voices it’s absolutely painful to listen to and way to irritating to ignore. leave the interviews out and the HOST should talk about it true podcast style

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