June 16, 2024
Narcissists. Frauds. Fantasists. How smart women are being swindled by romance conmen.

It’s not often you become the subject of your own story, but this is exactly what happened to journalist Stephanie Wood when she fell in love with a man she met online.

After a tumultuous year she discovered her boyfriend’s life was a carefully constructed web of lies and deceptions.

When she published a book about life with ‘Joe’ she was inundated with stories from other women about their own betrayals at the hands of serial fantasists, many of whom began their false personas online.

Australian Story follows Stephanie as she meets some of these women and hears their heartbreaking – and ultimately life-affirming – accounts of how they rebuilt their lives.

Read more: https://ab.co/3w2eTsa

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About Australian Story: Putting the “real” back into reality television, Australian Story is an award-winning documentary series with no narrator and no agendas — just authentic stories told entirely in people’s own words. Take 30 minutes to immerse yourself in the life of an extraordinary Australian. They’re sometimes high profile, sometimes controversial, but always compelling. It’s television guaranteed to make you think and feel. New episodes are available every Monday.

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