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Family Secrets

English, Social, 10 seasons, 194 episodes, 4 days, 2 hours, 21 minutes
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Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.
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Family Secrets: Season 10 Trailer

Welcome to the 10th season of Family Secrets. Join us starting June 6th for new stories about identity, connection, and how we all long for the truth.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/30/20242 minutes, 17 seconds
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A Message from Dani

Season 10 will launch in June; in the meantime, here’s an update on all things Family Secrets, some of which hit quite close to home.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/14/20246 minutes, 22 seconds
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A Holiday Message from Dani

Happy Thanksgiving to our Family Secrets family. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/22/20233 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bonus: A Conversation with Dr. Ruth Faden

Today’s Great Minds bonus episode features scholar of bioethics and founder of The John Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Dr. Ruth Faden. She and Dani take a deep dive into the thematic waters of a powerful family secrets story from our second season.  Take a listen to 'The Loving Choice' here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/19/202335 minutes, 22 seconds
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Prepare for Our Next Great Mind!

Tune in next week for our next Great Minds bonus conversation with renowned scientist, academic, and founder of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Ruth Faden. We’ll be speaking about an unforgettable family secrets story from our second season. Take a listen to that episode in advance here!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/12/20232 minutes, 1 second
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Bonus: A Conversation with Kris Carr

For this week’s Great Minds bonus episode, Dani sits down with bestselling author Kris Carr to explore the moving themes and meanings woven into a Family Secrets story from Season 6.   Listen to Trent Preszler’s episode, ’Taxidermied Duck’ here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/5/202326 minutes, 59 seconds
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Get Ready for Another Great Minds Conversation!

Next week’s bonus conversation is with bestselling author and wellness leader, Kris Carr. We’ll be unpacking a moving and memorable Family Secrets episode from Season 6. Take a listen to that episode in advance! Listen to Trent Preszler’s episode, 'Taxidermied Duck' here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/28/20231 minute, 57 seconds
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Bonus: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Epstein

As part of this special bonus series, Dani and great mind Dr. Mark Epstein explore the powerful themes that underscore a memorable Family Secrets story from our third season.  Listen to David Kacyznski's episode, 'What's Wrong With Teddy?' here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/21/202338 minutes, 3 seconds
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Get Ahead of Our Next Conversation with Great Minds!

Next week’s bonus conversation is with one of our favorite writers and thinkers, about an unusual and unforgettable Family Secrets episode. Listeners are encouraged to revisit the past episode in advance! Listen to David Kacyznski's episode, 'What's Wrong With Teddy?' here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/14/20231 minute, 57 seconds
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Bonus: A New Conversation with Dr. Galit Atlas

In the first episode of this special bonus series, Dani and great mind Dr. Galit Atlas unpack the themes presented in a memorable Family Secrets story from our third season. Listen to Adam Frankel's episode, Bubbe and Zayde and Grandma and Pa here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/7/202333 minutes, 22 seconds
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Exciting News!

Dani announces a new bonus series of conversations with great minds coming soon!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/31/20231 minute, 34 seconds
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Bonus: A New Conversation with Jennifer Senior

In this bonus episode, Dani sits down with Pulitzer Prize Winning Writer Jennifer Senior about her latest cover story in The Atlantic  - ‘Those We Sent Away’ - which explores her own family secret. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/17/202348 minutes, 53 seconds
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A Message from Dani

As we prepare for Season Nine, Dani pauses to say hello to our Family Secrets family.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/13/20231 minute, 39 seconds
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Bonus: Dani's Family Secret

In this special bonus episode, the tables are turned as veteran journalist and podcast host Kimi Culp interviews Dani about her own family history and the secret at its core.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/20/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bonus: The Secrets Hotline

Stories from our friends at The Secrets Hotline Podcast, hosted by Nick van der Kolk.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/30/202318 minutes, 18 seconds
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In Conversation with Dr. Gabor Maté

In this bonus episode, Dani speaks with renowned physician and author Dr. Gabor Maté about his new book,The Myth of Normal, and the ways in which we can begin to heal from our wounds and traumas.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/16/202325 minutes, 8 seconds
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Bonus: Dani's Listening, Episode 8

In this bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Mark your calendars for the launch of season 8 on May 4th.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/20237 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bonus: Dani's Listening, Episode 7

In this bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Mark your calendars for the launch of season 8 on May 4th.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/20237 minutes, 23 seconds
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Thanksgiving Message from Dani

Dani shares a message this Thanksgiving with the Family Secrets community.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/24/20222 minutes, 52 seconds
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A Special Episode from our friends at All the Wiser Podcast

Meyli Chapin shares her story and discusses PTSD with host Kimi Culp.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/24/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 39 seconds
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Exclusive: An Audio Preview of Dani's Forthcoming Novel!

The opening chapter of SIGNAL FIRES is shared here, in Dani's voice, for the very first time. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/3/20229 minutes, 57 seconds
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Family Secrets: Season 7 Trailer

Welcome to the new season of Family Secrets, premiering September 1st.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/25/20222 minutes, 58 seconds
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In Conversation with Professor Michael Slepian

In this bonus episode, Dani speaks with professor and author Michael Slepian about the psychology of secret keeping and his new book The Secret Life of Secrets: How Our Inner Worlds Shape Well-Being, Relationships, and Who We Are.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/202238 minutes, 47 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Galit Atlas

In this bonus episode, Dani speaks with psychoanalyst and author Dr. Galit Atlas about her new book Emotional Inheritance and the role of secrecy in families—all families.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/23/202240 minutes, 36 seconds
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Bonus: Our Conversation with 2022 Pulitzer Prize Winning Writer Jennifer Senior

In this replay bonus episode, Dani speaks with writer Jennifer Senior about her cover story ‘What Bobby McIlvaine Left Behind’ for the September 2021 issue of The Atlantic.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/12/202242 minutes, 33 seconds
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Bonus: Stories You Want to Hear

Tell us what stories you'd like to hear at 1-888-SECRET-0.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/28/20221 minute, 28 seconds
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Bonus: Dani and Nora

Dani sits down with her friend and fellow podcaster Nora McInerney for a deep dive into her own family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/17/20221 hour, 1 minute, 17 seconds
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Family Secrets Mixtape: A Treat from Hark Audio

Dani recalls some of her favorite Family Secrets moments in this special bonus episode put together by Hark. Watch for more bonus content as we continue work on the next season. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/17/202231 minutes, 1 second
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Family Secrets: Season 6 Trailer

Inside every secret is a truth. And you know what they say: the truth will set us free. Season 6 of Family Secrets launches Thursday, December 9th. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/2/20213 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bonus: A Thanksgiving Message from Dani

Dani gives her thanks to the Family Secrets community this holiday. Be sure to tune in to season 6 on December 9th. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/25/20212 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bonus: Dani's Listening, Episode 6

In this new bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/14/20216 minutes, 49 seconds
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Bonus: Dani's Listening, Episode 5

In this new bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/30/20216 minutes, 11 seconds
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Bonus: Dani's Listening, Episode 4

In this new bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/9/20212 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Jennifer Senior

In this bonus episode, Dani speaks with writer Jennifer Senior about her cover story ‘What Bobby McIlvaine Left Behind’ for the September 2021 issue of The Atlantic. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/26/202142 minutes
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Bonus: Dani's Listening, Episode 3

In this new bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/19/20214 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bonus: Dani’s Listening, Episode 2

In this new bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/5/20214 minutes, 33 seconds
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Bonus: Dani's Listening, Episode 1

In this new bonus series, “Dani’s Listening”, Dani connects with listeners by responding to those who’ve called in to share their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/22/20214 minutes, 30 seconds
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Bonus: What You Don't Know Won't Hurt You?

In this bonus episode, Dani sits down for a conversation with Kelly Corrigan for her podcast, Kelly Corrigan Wonders. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/202140 minutes, 1 second
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Update: Dani's Listening

An exciting update from Dani on upcoming Family Secrets bonus content. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/20211 minute, 56 seconds
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Family Secrets: Season 5 Trailer

Join us for more incredible stories about what happens when long-held family secrets come to light. The new season of Family Secrets launches Thursday, April 1.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/25/20212 minutes, 35 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Dr. Rachel Yehuda, Part II

Dani continues her discussion with Dr. Yehuda about intergenerational trauma, and her fascinating new research into psychedelics as a potential treatment for patients suffering from PTSD. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/26/202131 minutes, 19 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Dr. Rachel Yehuda

In this special episode, Dani speaks with noted trauma expert Dr. Rachel Yehuda about the controversial history of PTSD as a diagnosis, the disorder’s surprising physiological effects, and why the children of PTSD sufferers often show the same biological markers, despite never having experienced trauma themselves. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/25/202136 minutes, 1 second
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Bonus: In Conversation with Robert Kolker

In this special bonus episode, recorded as part of the Two Writers Talking virtual series, Dani and journalist Robert Kolker—author of the instant New York Times bestseller Hidden Valley Road—discuss the delicate work of writing about family secrets, whether they're your own or someone else's. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/5/202148 minutes, 12 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 22

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/21/20218 minutes, 6 seconds
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Update: Thanks From Dani

Thank you for listening to season four of Family Secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/10/20202 minutes, 58 seconds
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Update: A Sneak Peek of Family Secrets Season 4

Ruthie Lindsey knows first-hand just how much pain might be hiding behind someone’s picture-perfect social media presence. Hear the rest of her story on the Season 4 premiere of Family Secrets, next Thursday, October 1. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/24/20203 minutes, 48 seconds
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Family Secrets: Season 4 Trailer

Get ready for more incredible stories about the secrets—both big and small—that shape us from the inside out. The new season of Family Secrets launches October 1. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/17/20203 minutes, 34 seconds
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Update: Hi From Dani

Dani checks in with a quick update on season 4. (Mark your calendars for October 1!) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/4/20201 minute, 56 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 21

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/13/202010 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 20

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/30/20206 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Alicia Keys, Pt. 2

Dani and Alicia continue their conversation about becoming the person you were always meant to be, and Alicia shares her strategy for moving forward when you find yourself at a crossroads—learn to feel out, and trust, the resounding yeses. (Alicia’s memoir, More Myself: A Journey, is out now.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/202024 minutes, 18 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Alicia Keys

On this very special episode of Family Secrets, Dani speaks with singer-songwriter Alicia Keys about living unapologetically, making art without compromise, and the women who kept her grounded when she became a household name at just 20 years old—her mother and her grandmother. (Alicia’s memoir, More Myself: A Journey, is out now.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/16/202025 minutes, 47 seconds
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Bonus: Forever35’s Doree Shafrir and Kate Spencer on What Self-Care Means in This Moment

Dani calls up Doree and Kate, hosts of the hit podcast Forever35, for an in-depth conversation about self-care, shifting priorities, and why it’s so important to keep a record of what you’re doing, thinking, and feeling during this time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/202042 minutes, 1 second
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 19

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/25/20208 minutes, 28 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 18

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/19/20208 minutes, 1 second
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Family Secrets Live: In Conversation with Liz Phair, Part II

Dani and Liz respond to questions from the audience about shame, the power of the unthought known, and the growing community of people who find out later in life they were donor-conceived.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/30/202028 minutes, 49 seconds
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Family Secrets Live: In Conversation with Liz Phair

On this special live episode of Family Secrets, recorded in Los Angeles in January, Dani sits down with indie rock icon Liz Phair to talk about the stories we choose to tell ourselves—and how the act of writing can lead to a deeper, more nuanced understanding of both our pasts and the people we’ve become. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/29/202048 minutes, 30 seconds
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Family Secrets Live: In Conversation with Gretchen Rubin, Part II

Dani and Gretchen respond to audience questions — including one from a former anonymous sperm donor, who wonders where his loyalties should lie after he’s asked not to tell one of his biological children the truth about her origins. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202024 minutes, 31 seconds
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Family Secrets Live: In Conversation with Gretchen Rubin

On this special live episode of Family Secrets, recorded in Philadelphia in January, author and podcast host Gretchen Rubin interviews Dani about uncovering the family secret that became the subject of her bestselling memoir Inheritance: that her beloved father was not related to her by blood. Gretchen and Dani discuss the aftermath of that discovery — including what it was like to forge a connection with her biological dad — plus the ethics of anonymous sperm donation, and what the rise of DNA testing means for those guarantees of anonymity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/202035 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Libby Copeland, Pt. 2

On part two of Dani’s conversation with Libby Copeland, Dani and Libby discuss the fallout on the other side of a major DNA revelation, and why DNA testing could make secrecy around a person’s origins a thing of the past. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202033 minutes, 46 seconds
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Bonus: Libby Copeland, Author of The Lost Family, on Identity in the Age of DNA Testing

On this special bonus episode of Family Secrets, Dani speaks with Libby Copeland, author and journalist, about the psychological and emotional complexities that face families who have kept secrets, and families who have had secrets kept from them. This is an intimate conversation about the deepest parts of identity exposed by unexpected DNA results.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/14/202029 minutes, 20 seconds
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Family Secrets Live: In Conversation with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, Part II

Dani and Bessel respond to questions from the audience about trauma, and how art—and writing in particular—can help people heal. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/8/202021 minutes, 44 seconds
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Family Secrets Live: In Conversation with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

In January, Dani hit the road for a series of live conversations with some of her favorite writers, artists, and thinkers. Her first stop: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she sat down with renowned trauma expert Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score, for a discussion about how we move forward after traumatic events—a topic nobody could have predicted would apply to each and every one of us just a few months later. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/7/202040 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bonus: Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of “Last Day” on storytelling in the time of Coronavirus

In this special bonus episode, Dani speaks with Stephanie Wittels Wachs, actress, activist, and co-host of the hit podcast Last Day, which shines a light on the real human stories behind epidemics we usually only think about in terms of their staggering — yet seemingly abstract — statistics. Recording from their respective homes, Dani (sitting in her PJs in her son’s old room) and Stephanie (holed up in the closet that serves as her makeshift studio) discuss trauma, the collective grief we’re all feeling in this era of social distancing, and making meaning out of tragedy — which is exactly what Stephanie did after losing her beloved younger brother, the comedian Harris Wittels, to a heroin overdose.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/4/202046 minutes, 18 seconds
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Update: Family Secrets Season 3 Is Coming Soon!

Get ready for more inspiring, provocative, and moving conversations about identity, forgiveness, and the meaning of family, featuring incredible guests like David Kaczynski, the Unabomber’s younger brother, and Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Steve Jobs’s first-born. The new season of Family Secrets with Dani Shapiro launches next Thursday, February 6. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/30/20204 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 17

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. This January, Dani’s taking Family Secrets on the road. To get your tickets, visit danishapiro.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/23/20207 minutes, 44 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 16

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. This month, Dani’s taking Family Secrets on the road. To get your tickets, visit danishapiro.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/16/20208 minutes, 28 seconds
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Bonus: An Update from Dani

Big news, Family Secrets fans: there’s a new season headed your way in just a few weeks (the first episode drops February 6—mark your calendars!) ‘Til then, it seems as though there’s no end to the number of secrets Dani continues to encounter while she’s traveling around the country for her book. Dani shares what she’s learned from her conversations with her podcast guests, her readers, and Family Secrets listeners over the past year—and why she thinks the end of the era of the secret is upon us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/10/20204 minutes, 21 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 15

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. This month, Dani’s taking Family Secrets on the road. To get your tickets, visit danishapiro.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/2/20208 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 14

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. This January, Dani’s taking Family Secrets on the road. To get your tickets, visit danishapiro.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/26/20198 minutes, 41 seconds
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Update: Family Secrets on Tour: See Dani in a City Near You!

Starting January 27, Dani is taking Family Secrets on the road. She’ll be sitting down with some of the writers, podcasters, thinkers, and musicians she admires most for unforgettable conversations you won’t want to miss. For more information about cities, special guests, and to purchase your tickets, visit danishapiro.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/23/201930 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 13

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. This January, Dani’s taking Family Secrets on the road. To get your tickets, visit danishapiro.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/19/20197 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 12

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/13/20197 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 11

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/5/20197 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bonus: Thanksgiving Thoughts from Dani

Dani shares her thoughts, a personal story and well wishes this Thanksgiving. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/28/20196 minutes, 13 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 10

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/21/20197 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 9

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/14/20197 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 8

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/7/20198 minutes, 44 seconds
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Update: Share Your Family Secret

Thank you for making season two of Family Secrets such an amazing success. If you have a secret you’d like to share, please call 1-888-SECRET-0.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/5/20192 minutes, 25 seconds
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Update: Season 2 Has Launched!

Dani Shapiro discusses the launch of Family Secrets and shares a sneak peek of next week’s episode. Beginning next week Family Secrets resumes its weekly publishing schedule on Thursdays. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/22/20192 minutes, 29 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Lori Gottlieb

In this bonus episode, Dani Shapiro talks with best-selling author, speaker and therapist Lori Gottlieb about the emotional toll of secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/15/201941 minutes, 28 seconds
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Family Secrets: Season 2 Trailer

Check out the trailer for season two of Family Secrets, from best-selling author, Dani Shapiro. Season two premieres on Monday, August 19th. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/8/20193 minutes, 26 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 7

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/25/20196 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 6

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/18/20198 minutes, 40 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 5

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/20197 minutes, 47 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Nora McInerny, Pt 2

In the second part of this special episode, Dani sits down with Nora McInerny from the podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/4/201942 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bonus: In Conversation with Nora McInerny

In this special episode Dani sits down with Nora McInerny from the podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/27/201944 minutes, 46 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 4

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/20/20199 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 3

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/13/20198 minutes, 20 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 2

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/30/20198 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bonus: Listener Stories, Episode 1

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/23/201910 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bonus: Sam Dingman of Family Ghosts on the Aftermath of a Secret

Dani Shapiro and Sam Dingman from the podcast, Family Ghosts, discuss the family secret Sam revealed on his podcast. Season 2 of Family Ghosts launched on May 15. Familyghostspodcast.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/16/201933 minutes, 36 seconds
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Bonus: Brian Koppelman of “Billions” On Truth and Writing

Dani Shapiro and Brian Koppelman of “Billions” talk about the extraordinary speech on secrets and shame that the character, Chuck, delivers on “Billions.” Find out how vulnerability and truth fuel creativity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/9/201923 minutes, 49 seconds
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Update: Do You Have A Family Secret?

Many of you have filled our inbox with powerful stories. To that end, we’ve set up a phone number for listeners of Family Secrets. And we invite you to tell your secret, your story, that we can share with this community. If you’d like to share your family secret story, call the Family Secrets hotline at 1-888-732-7380  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/2/20191 minute, 37 seconds
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Update: On The Road

Dani Shapiro shares her experience of being out on the road on her book tour, hearing from readers and listeners about their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/25/20195 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bonus: Inheritance

On this bonus episode, Dani shares an excerpt from her New York Times best-selling novel ‘Inheritance.’ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/18/201914 minutes, 35 seconds
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Bonus: Jennifer Mendelsohn on Genealogy and Secrets

This bonus episode features an edited conversation between Dani Shapiro and journalist and genealogy expert, Jennifer Mendelsohn, at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/201925 minutes, 47 seconds
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A Shock to the System

Dani Shapiro reveals what it feels like to uncover a family secret and how that secret leads to self-exploration. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/16/20193 minutes, 25 seconds
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Family Secrets: Season 1 Trailer

Dani Shapiro dared to tell her family secret. In return, others told her theirs. Explore how family secrets shape us, distort us and … liberate us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/17/20182 minutes, 43 seconds