From terminally ill parents to sex addicts, paedophile hunters and alien encounters. The Deep is a place for thought-provoking conversations that help us explore who we are, when no one is looking. 

Cracked wide open by her past trauma, grief and abuse host Zoe Marshall holds the space for others to share their fascinating stories and perspectives through these deep conversations.

Favs From The Archives: The Madam

Favs From The Archives: The Madam

Stacey is a madam, she manages everything when it comes to brothels and sex workers, including clients. After 16 years she wants out, but not before she tells us everything she has experienced.
Content warning: This episode contains sexually explicit & graphic content.
April 18, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
The Baby Millionaires - Subscriber Exclusive

The Baby Millionaires - Subscriber Exclusive

On today's show we are going to talk to baby millionaires - people in their 30s that have stack loads of cash. They are rich, super duper rich. Today we speak to the owners/creators of Stax, a leisure brand run by Don and Matilda. They are married and the dynamic is fascinating. We find out what it is like to make a ton of money - how you live, what changes, relationships, everything. 

April 13, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
Favs From The Archives: The Betrayer

Favs From The Archives: The Betrayer

Last week we spoke to Jaclyn, today we get to speak to Craig. He is Jaclyn’s husband, the one who cheated. The one who left his family for another woman. Very rarely do we get to hear from the adulterer. Why did they do what they did? What were they thinking?
April 11, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
Favs From The Archives: The Betrayed

Favs From The Archives: The Betrayed

What would you do if you were pregnant, had a 2 year old son and found out the love of your life was leaving you for someone they met at the gym?

How would you deal with the betrayal? Would it make you crazy?

Would you do things you regret? Would you take them back?

This is a wild story of infidelity, forgiveness and redemption.

April 04, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
DV - A Friends Perspective - Subscriber Exclusive

DV - A Friends Perspective - Subscriber Exclusive

I've invited two of my closest friends to join me for this conversation to see things through their lens, how they tried to help, what worked and what didn't. As well as answer the burning questions from all of you.
March 30, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
I Married A Gay Man

I Married A Gay Man

You've never met a woman like Karly. Her husband Steven  came out as gay, leaving his young family and starting a new life. So many of you wanted to hear her perspective so we got her on the show. 
March 28, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
The Family Rapist - Part 2

The Family Rapist - Part 2

Last week we spoke to Krystal about the elder who had abused all the girls in the family including her mum. Today we speak to Krystal's mum. Dani was sexually abused from as early as she can remember.
March 21, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
The Pussy Pleasure Coach - Subscriber Exclusive

The Pussy Pleasure Coach - Subscriber Exclusive

Ella Hall is a Breakthrough Empowerment and Pleasure Coach. What does that mean? It means she can take you from the 9-5, going through the motions life to a powerful sexual goddess.
March 16, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
The Family Rapist - Part 1

The Family Rapist - Part 1

An elder of a family abused every single little girl for generations. The victims are many and their responses are just as varied.
March 14, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
Vaginismus - How It Stole 7 Years From Me

Vaginismus - How It Stole 7 Years From Me

Jasmin was raised as a Christian and saved herself for marriage. But her wedding night was not the beautiful moment she had imagined.
March 07, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
Zoe's Confessional - My Health Scare Spiral - Subscriber Exclusive

Zoe's Confessional - My Health Scare Spiral - Subscriber Exclusive

When you lose a loved one to disease. It haunts you. It’s almost like you are waiting for it to “get you”. This happened. Last month. And it was scary.
March 02, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
The Dad Who Came Out

The Dad Who Came Out

Steve was happily married with his wife and two young kids. But he was also living a lie. You see, Steve is gay.
February 28, 2023 — Zoe Marshall
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