Love and Loss with Reality TV Star Danielle Maltby
In this episode neonatal nurse and reality TV star, Danielle Maltby shares her chilling experience losing her fiancé to an overdose and the recovery from his death. The heartbreak within this raw story is met equally with a story of strength, resilience and hope in the face of adversity. In her journey to finding love again, Danielle is finding herself and helping so many along the way.
Danielle Maltby is best known for her time on The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise. She is the co-host of The Womed, a podcast created for women in medicine, bringing humor, reality, and a serious passion for what they do to discussions on self-care, mental health, emerging healthcare trends, education and so much more.
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RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Follow Danielle on Instagram – @dmmaltby
Visit The WoMed on Instagram – @thewomed
Listen to Danielle’s Podcast – The WoMed
RAW X WoMed – Raw and Unfiltered with Erin Treloar
SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
0:30 – Go grab your tissues – this episode gets heavy
2:44 – Danielle’s roots: before ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelor in Paradise’
5:22 – The boundaries of having a caring nature: how to refill your own cup
7:43 – Danielle’s heartbreaking story of first love + loss
19:07 – Returning to the medical community while recovering from a death
21:20 – Beauty in the dark moments: finding comfort in what comes next
27:52 –A lesson in confidence: from Titans tryouts to modeling to becoming The Bachelor’s breakout star
34:22 – The importance of paying attention to the people who have your back
36:00 – What it’s really like being on ‘The Bachelor’
38:55 – The truth about Danielle and Nick’s relationship (and dating in Paradise)
43:54 – Danielle’s current relationship status (hint: Lizzo said it best)
46:29 – Taking a risk and creating your own space: Welcome to Womed
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