Mental Illness Happy Hour

#423 Catholic Black Sheep - Joe Bill

February 22, 201991 min
Paul's longtime friend and improv teacher talk about his violent ex-Notre Dame football player dad, his mentally unstable and sexually abusive mother and how he found his voice in creativity but still struggles with shame, codependency and self-love. Links Mentioned To fill out the listener demographic survey (anonymously) and help the show attract advertisers go to More About Our Guest Joe Bill Teaches FB Group:   BASSPROV:   Twitter:   Tumbler...yes, Tumbler:   Support Our Sponsors!  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to  Must be 18. This episode is sponsored by Handy.  To get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan go to and use offer code MENTAL  Recurring charge terms and conditions apply. This episode is sponsored by MadisonReed hair coloring kits.  For 10% off your first color kit plus free shipping go to and use offer code MENTAL This episode is sponsored by Parcast's Crimes of Passion podcast.  Listen to it wherever you get your podcasts or go to   WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST ______________________ Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review.  It costs nothing. ————————————————————————— Spread the word via social media.   It costs nothing. Our website is our FB is and our Twitter and Instagram are both @Mentalpod  -------------------------------------------------------- Become a much-needed Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at    Become a one-time or monthly donor via Paypal  or Zelle (make payment to ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Try Our Sponsor’s Products/Services ---------------------------------------------------  

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