What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do? This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.
"We're still here. What part are we playing in all this?"
Producer: Whit Missildine
Episode Summary: After finally deciding to settle into a long term relationship, a woman becomes tangled in a web of confusion, guilt and grief as her partner self-destructs
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Content/Trigger Warnings: mental illness, suicide, explicit language
Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: "Cat Wearing Glasses" – Lee Rosevere
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