MINIPOD: Marian Keyes on Overcoming Addiction and Reconnecting
Bestselling author Marian Keyes revisits her ‘Thank You, Next’, a difficult experience which she now draws on in her writing with her unique blend of comedy and darkness. One of the most popular episodes of Thanks A Million, Marian’s complete openness has helped to spark conversations about the topic of alcoholism which is so often difficult to discuss.
So, what happened when Marian said Thank you, Next...
CONTENT WARNINGS: references to suicide and alcohlism and addiction.
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