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Slaying Your Giants

18 EpisodesProduced by King David HaynesWebsite

Addiction recovery through Faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The podcast presents guest who are overcomers who have broken the chains of addiction in their own lives. We are here to be an encouragement and a blessing. So that you can know that God led us out of the darkness and He will also… read more

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Episode 7 Joshua Shea, The Addiction no one wants to talk about

Joshua Shea seemingly had it all. A loving wife, two children, and a supportive extended family. In 2010, after nearly fifteen years working his way up the journalism ladder, he launched a lifestyle magazine in his hometown. Within a year, he was one of the founders of Central Maine's largest film festival and had won a seat on the City Council in Auburn, Maine. Accolades, including receiving the Key to the City and being called one of the "Next 10 People Shaping Maine's Economy" by a state newspaper followed.
While the public got one picture of Shea, behind closed doors, his longtime mental health and addiction issues were festering. A workaholic by nature, he actively ignored the red flags surrounding his long-existing pornography and alcohol problems. Finding it easier to lose himself in a bottle of tequila and adult websites, Shea's relationships with his family, colleagues, and friends grew distant. His business ventures began to collapse.
Life as he knew it came to a screeching halt when he was arrested on a charge relating to encouraging a teenager to disrobe in a chatroom in 2013. Following his arrest in March 2014, he sought help and treatment through intense one-on-one therapy, group therapy, and at inpatient rehab facilities. Shea was convicted and served six months in jail in early 2016.

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