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Alone: A Love Story

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Alone: A Love Story, is a memoir about love, the bomb, and the fallout. With raw honesty, over 10 episodes, Michelle Parise takes you along on her winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair, to eventually finding the courage to face the question mark of life, alone.

Alone: A Love Story, is a memoir about love, the bomb, and the fallout. With raw honesty, over 10 episodes, Michelle Parise takes you along on her winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair, to eventually finding the courage to face the question mark of life, alone.
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Canada

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Alone: A Love Story, is a memoir about love, the bomb, and the fallout. With raw honesty, over 10 episodes, Michelle Parise takes you along on her winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair, to eventually finding the courage to face the question mark of life, alone.

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English


Episodes

Chapter 1: Not if, how

6/22/2018
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On the cusp of her 39th birthday, recently divorced Michelle struggles with a complicated new romance. A drunken tarot card reading returns her to 1999, when she first met The Scientist (soon to be The Husband) and all was filled with promise.

Duration:00:20:21

Chapter 2: Why not?

6/22/2018
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The relationship with The Scientist proves harder than expected, and yet he surprise-proposes right when a huge world tragedy occurs. Michelle says yes, starting a chain of compromises as they plan a wedding and get married.

Duration:00:21:49

Alone: A Love Story Season 2

6/22/2018
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No matter how many times love kicks her in the shins, Michelle won’t give up hope. Stick with her. Season 2 of Alone: A Love Story launches April 4.

Duration:00:02:49

Chapter 10: Forza

6/22/2018
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Michelle goes to Italy to be with the people that are, and the place that is, her anchor. The sea, soil and family ground her, and a new bond is made with her father. She returns to Canada with her life a big question mark.

Duration:00:24:39

Chapter 9: Freedom

6/22/2018
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Michelle looks to superconnector friends to help her re-enter the world as a single person. Late nights and spontaneity reawaken parts of her she didn't realize were dormant.

Duration:00:22:44

Chapter 8: Left and leaving

6/22/2018
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Michelle and The Husband pack up their house together, dismantling 12 years in two months. They move out and into two apartments across the street from one another, committed to raising their daughter together.

Duration:00:23:15

Chapter 7: Protection

6/22/2018
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In the first weeks after The Bomb, friends, family, co-workers and strangers show kindness and support, and The Husband has a revelation about kindness too.

Duration:00:21:13

Chapter 6: Fallout

6/22/2018
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In the wake of The Bomb, Michelle becomes a shell of her former self, and slowly spirals down, deeper and deeper into grief and straight into the arms of the monster, Loneliness.

Duration:00:22:27

Chapter 5: The bomb

6/22/2018
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By the time the baby is four, The Husband has become a stranger in his own home. There are arguments and few answers as to why. One day, Michelle finds a tell-tale umbrella and soon after, she's hit with the bomb called Affair.

Duration:00:17:59

Chapter 4: Impossible to see

6/22/2018
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Michelle struggles with the isolation of maternity leave and emptiness sets in as she feels less and less like herself. Just as she's about to return to work, there's a surprising event and everything changes again.

Duration:00:29:51

Chapter 3: The feelings I don't feel

6/22/2018
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The first four years of marriage are a happy, love-drunk time until The Husband delivers an ultimatum. Michelle reluctantly (at first) gets pregnant, and everything starts to change in her — physically and mentally.

Duration:00:19:42

Coming September 19

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With raw honesty, Michelle Parise takes you along on her winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair, to eventually finding the courage to face the question mark of life, alone. The series is available Sept. 19.

Duration:00:02:41

Chapter 20: Someone Good

4/4/2018
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Tarot cards, Lou Reed's bookend and a serpent eating its own tail...

Duration:00:20:47

Chapter 19: So It Goes

4/4/2018
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U2, unicorns, a journey to the red hills and the curse of Drew Barrymore...

Duration:00:22:21

Chapter 18: He Exists

4/4/2018
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Begging God for a boyfriend, a man in a white shirt, floating on Cloud 9 and Destiny's Child...

Duration:00:28:47

Chapter 17: The Lonely

4/4/2018
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Bob Dylan's curse, what lonely feels like and a visit with the matchmaker...

Duration:00:27:07

Chapter 16: Sidelines

4/4/2018
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A favourite lover, the divorce office, a crazy request and a (not so sure) sure thing...

Duration:00:26:21

Chapter 15: The New World

4/4/2018
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Dancing, being Italian, a man in the kitchen and advice from an ex-husband...

Duration:00:27:41

Chapter 14: Adrift

4/4/2018
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Springsteen, breaking the one and done policy, The Bad Ones and an orphan Christmas...

Duration:00:28:46

Chapter 13: The Saddest Optimist

4/4/2018
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Princess Leia, part-time parenting, the invisible thread and music in the MRI...

Duration:00:27:52