Sam sat down with Mandy Stadtmiller, a freelance writer and author of the new memoir Unwifeable, in LA at a time when he was in a deep depression.  What came out of this conversation is a beautiful reminder of the importance of mental health awareness, laughter at the misery of it all, and hope for more creative work.   Mandy’s book (available now!) details her experiences as a young gossip and dating columnist first at the New York Post, and then on to places like New York Magazine and The Daily Beast.  Mandy gets honest about everything— getting sober, details of her sex life, and eventually finding a partner.

The suicide prevention lifeline is a resource anyone who has struggled with suicidal thoughts or attempts should be aware of. The have a free 24/7 phone number and online chat.

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

1-800-273-8255

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