112 episodes

Tell me your secret, I'll tell you mine — true confessions of love, sex, money, food, addiction, and hidden taboo topics that are often hilarious, uplifting, and hopeful. Every Monday, best-selling author and actress, Brianne Davis, pulls back the curtain on the deepest, darkest, heartbreaking, and even silly secrets from an eclectic group of guests. While sharing her own secrets in each episode, Brianne'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 best-selling 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 us at secretlifepodcast@icloud.com www.secretlifepodcast.com

Secret Life Brianne Davis

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 365 Ratings

Tell me your secret, I'll tell you mine — true confessions of love, sex, money, food, addiction, and hidden taboo topics that are often hilarious, uplifting, and hopeful. Every Monday, best-selling author and actress, Brianne Davis, pulls back the curtain on the deepest, darkest, heartbreaking, and even silly secrets from an eclectic group of guests. While sharing her own secrets in each episode, Brianne'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 best-selling 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 us at secretlifepodcast@icloud.com www.secretlifepodcast.com

    Samantha: I Don't Regret Cheating On My Partner

    Samantha: I Don't Regret Cheating On My Partner

    The first three years of Samantha's relationship with her boyfriend were great; they had sex all the time, and they were in love, it was a great relationship. But the last three years became stagnant and they were becoming just roommates. Top that all off with her dissatisfaction with her life, a bout of depression, and a trip to Las Vegas, anything was possible.
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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 https://secretlifepodcast.com.
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    Secret Life Podcast's episodes include topics addressing addiction and recovery, mental health, alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, OCD, ADHD, dyslexia, eating disorders, debt & money issues, anorexia, depression, shoplifting,  molestation, sexual assault, trauma, relationships, self-love, friendships, community, secrets, self-care, courage, freedom, and happiness.
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    • 27 min
    Liz Sandoz: After the Eating Disorder, I Turned to Cigarettes, and Then To Sex

    Liz Sandoz: After the Eating Disorder, I Turned to Cigarettes, and Then To Sex

    When Elizabeth Joy (Liz Sandoz) began her recovery from an eating disorder, she found herself at first using cigarettes as a way to deal with the compulsion, but soon found herself using sex in the same way.
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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 https://secretlifepodcast.com.
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    Secret Life Podcast's episodes include topics addressing addiction and recovery, mental health, alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, OCD, ADHD, dyslexia, eating disorders, debt & money issues, anorexia, depression, shoplifting,  molestation, sexual assault, trauma, relationships, self-love, friendships, community, secrets, self-care, courage, freedom, and happiness.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?
    Subscribe, Rate & Review here on Apple Podcasts
    Tell your friends & share online!
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    To share your secret and be a guest on the show email secretlifepodcast@icloud.com

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    • 26 min
    Lupe: As a Gay Man I Had Internalized Homophobia Until I Was 59

    Lupe: As a Gay Man I Had Internalized Homophobia Until I Was 59

    Lupe’s family immigrated from Mexico to Washington State in the early 50s. He battled internal homophobia because the way his culture regarded being a macho man and the negative connotation connected to being gay. He also struggled with his dark skin and the desire to find an older white man like he saw on television, as his partner and to fulfill his daddy issues.

    This episode is jam-packed with old beliefs that Lupe stripped away while he discovered more about himself and his behaviors in SLAA (Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous).

    Topics in this episode include Internalized Homophobia, gay pride, sex addiction, love addiction, shame, and self-love.

    For more information about Sex & Love Addiction Anonymous: https://www.slaafws.org
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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 https://secretlifepodcast.com.
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    Secret Life Podcast's episodes include topics addressing addiction and recovery, mental health, alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, OCD, ADHD, dyslexia, eating disorders, debt & money issues, anorexia, depression, shoplifting,  molestation, sexual assault, trauma, relationships, self-love, friendships, community, secrets, self-care, courage, freedom, and happiness.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?
    Subscribe, Rate & Review here on Apple Podcasts
    Tell your friends & share online!
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    To share your secret and be a guest on the show email secretlifepodcast@icloud.com

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    • 23 min
    Chelsea: I Am a Survivor of Sex Trafficking

    Chelsea: I Am a Survivor of Sex Trafficking

    Targeted, manipulated, and love-bombed by her boyfriend, Chelsea was groomed into prostitution at one of the lowest points in her life. Losing the only person that cared for her was unfathomable, and she found herself trapped as a prostitute for over five years. Fortunately, she escaped, found recovery, and shares her story to help raise awareness. Her story is heartbreaking and very similar to the countless victims of sex trafficking worldwide.

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    If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.

    If you or anyone you know who might be a victim of sex trafficking, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline toll-free hotline at 1-888-373-7888

    Text the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 233733. Message and data rates may apply.

    Chat the National Human Trafficking Hotline via www.humantraffickinghotline.org/chat.
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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 https://secretlifepodcast.com.
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    Secret Life Podcast's episodes include topics addressing addiction and recovery, mental health, alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, OCD, ADHD, dyslexia, eating disorders, debt & money issues, anorexia, depression, shoplifting,  molestation, sexual assault, trauma, relationships, self-love, friendships, community, secrets, self-care, courage, freedom, and happiness.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?
    Subscribe, Rate & Review here on Apple Podcasts
    Tell your friends & share online!
    ______

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

    For EPISODE NOTES - Click the LINK below.


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    • 46 min
    Dave Manheim: I Relapsed on Heroin While My Partner Was Pregnant

    Dave Manheim: I Relapsed on Heroin While My Partner Was Pregnant

    Dopey Podcast host, Dave Manheim, shares his journey to kick heroin and pot and finally get sober for himself. It wasn't enough to do it for the beautiful woman he was in love with or the daughter about to be born, it would take five years of darkness before he found recovery.

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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 https://secretlifepodcast.com.
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    Secret Life Podcast's episodes include topics addressing addiction and recovery, mental health, alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, OCD, ADHD, dyslexia, eating disorders, debt & money issues, anorexia, depression, shoplifting,  molestation, sexual assault, trauma, relationships, self-love, friendships, community, secrets, self-care, courage, freedom, and happiness.

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    HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?
    Subscribe, Rate & Review here on Apple Podcasts
    Tell your friends & share online!
    ______

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

    For EPISODE NOTES - Click the LINK below.

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    • 31 min
    Julie Paulston: I've Had Two Abortions & Gave Up My Oldest For Adoption

    Julie Paulston: I've Had Two Abortions & Gave Up My Oldest For Adoption

    *Trigger Warning: Please note that this episode contains topics of suicide, trauma, and abortion. -- Whether you're in the Pro-Choice or the Pro-Life camp, we at Secret Life believe that everyone has the right to their own beliefs, but no one has the right to tell a woman what she can or can not do with her body.

    Julie shares her honest and vulnerable story about her abortions, giving up her oldest son for adoption, and releasing the shame and guilt about those choices. On the road from addiction to recovery, we confront our past and take responsibility for our actions; Julie shares her journey and the freedom it's given her.
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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 https://secretlifepodcast.com.
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    Topics in this episode include: abortion, rape, adoption, suicide, pro-choice, pro-life, alcohol and drug addiction.

    Secret Life Podcast's episodes include topics addressing addiction and recovery, mental health, alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, OCD, ADHD, dyslexia, eating disorders, debt & money issues, anorexia, depression, shoplifting,  molestation, sexual assault, trauma, relationships, self-love, friendships, community, secrets, self-care, courage, freedom, and happiness.
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HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?
    Subscribe, Rate & Review here on Apple Podcasts
    Tell your friends & share online!
    ______

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

    For EPISODE NOTES - Click the LINK below.

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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
365 Ratings

365 Ratings

Angela Brown Oberer ,

Audible Shock Therapy at Its Best

What a raw and fascinating way to present such poignant topics. Nobody wants to talk about these issues Brianne covers and on Secret Life - and yet she guides them through the conversations in a safe and meaningful way. 👏👏👏

whimsicalwen ,

Great show!

Very insightful and transparent, really enjoyed the episode!

TessaD-Seattle ,

Loving It

I think this is an important podcast actually! We all need a way to release and tell someone our secrets anonymously. It’s entertaining and healthy!

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