247: What if you didn't see the signs? by Wondery

247: What if you didn't see the signs?

from This Is Actually Happening

by Wondery

Published: Tue Sep 20 2022

Show Notes

Bill Mitchell built a successful career, marriage and family, but just as his bright and loving daughter graduates from college with big dreams, an unthinkable event irreversibly changes everything. 

Today’s episode featured Bill Mitchell. Bill has a book and podcast, both called When Dating Hurts. You can find out more about Bill, his book and his podcast, all at whendatinghurts.com. You can also find his book on Amazon.

Bill was originally featured on Scott Johnson’s amazing podcast, What Was That Like. If you love This Is Actually Happening, check out What Was That Like, featuring stories from people who have been through something extremely unusual. You’ll hear people talking about being in a plane crash, a mass shooting, a grizzly bear attack, and many more. The guest comes on and tells the details of what happened, first hand. If you like This Is Actually Happening, I know you’ll want to subscribe to What Was That Like. It’s available on any podcast app, or at WhatWasThatLike.com.

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)


Content/Trigger Warnings:  domestic violence, graphic bodily injury, murder, death, explicit language


Producer: Whit Missildine, Jason Blalock


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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: “Union Flow” – Spuntic



If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264

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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

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