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Episode 49: Jill

Season 3, Episode 13

Jill

Jill
Age: 23
Location: Bountiful, Utah
Addiction: Alcohol
What’s Memorable: Poor girl is a wreck when she’s drunk! Can’t stand without falling kind of thing, to the point that she’s been hospitalized 7 times in the last year for drunk-related injuries. Also, her horrendous high school experience.

Official synopsis: Jill was a beautiful woman with a Victoria’s Secret body until a boyfriend betrayed her by secretly distributing a tape of them having sex. Now Jill uses alcohol to numb her pain. Her family is planning an intervention–but will they succeed in saving their loved one’s life?

Original Air Date: August 2007
Interventionist: Ken

Categories: Alcohol, Ken, Season 3, Traumatic Incident

Discussion

9 Responses to “Episode 49: Jill”

  1. I remember the episode with Jill…
    I felt her pain…I’ve been sober for 26 years..
    Her beauty caught my eyes….I pray that shes doing [email protected]
    Life is a test…..there are blessings [email protected] ..stay good Jill

    Posted by vincent vines | February 15, 2013, 8:53 pm
  2. Blessings ahead perserve urself for them Jill 🙂

    Posted by vincent vines | February 15, 2013, 8:57 pm
  3. Still no update on her?? Seemed like such a nice girl. Hope she’s doing ok. Felt so bad Her mom never said I love you.

    Posted by Marissa Robyn | April 27, 2015, 3:08 pm
  4. Guess I’mm still impatient really wish had some update. No update since like 2007. That’s a long time!! Wish her well. I hope her mom says I love you more now.

    Posted by Marissa Robyn | May 28, 2015, 5:28 pm
  5. I just rewatched this episode and could relate so much to what she said about feeling naive and like she had to do sexual favors for guys so they’d like her more. I used to do (and unfortunately still do) the same thing. I’m from Utah also and know the pressure that comes from being raised in a Mormon community. You’re either in our your out. It is quite common for victims of sexual abuse like Jill to be blamed or not taken seriously, which was evident by the fact the judge gave her ex BF a slap on the wrist. You’re taught to dress modestly so guys don’t have sexual thoughts, and if they do you must’ve provoked it somehow. It’s messed up and no one should have to go through the pain and judgement she did (I know it first hand being raped and blamed for it). I wonder how she is doing today. What happened to me still effects me, in some ways the aftermath and how horribly people treated me hurts worse than rape itself. It’s been 7 years and I’m not “over it.” I wonder if she managed to work through her problems somehow. I hope she’s doing ok!

    Posted by Nicole | December 30, 2015, 7:50 am
  6. I went to her Facebook page and she is doing great. She is now happily married with 2 kids.

    Posted by Chris | December 31, 2017, 10:08 pm
  7. Her episode was really powerful. Especially at the end when her mom said “I love you.”

    Posted by Andy | September 8, 2018, 11:37 pm

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