We all have secrets. But at a certain point, they become too big to keep. Secret Lives of Americans is a fascinating, new documentary series that takes a look at the secrets we all keep, and the strength it takes to reveal them to our friends and family. Eating disorders, food security, HIV/AIDS, and debt are just a few of issues in the U.S. that push many to secrecy and isolation. For these ten courageous Americans, though, now is the time to finally come clean. In a groundbreaking storytelling format, each person will self-document their journey – with handheld cameras, phones, and laptops - as they reveal their secret to their friends, their family, and to you. (Source: Pivot TV)
Jean, like many members of her family, is plagued with a secret. She’ll need help from her children, friends, and the rest of her family to get through it, but first she needs to find the courage to tell them.
Erma is a senior in college studying psychology. With graduation around the corner and a new chapter of her life about to begin, it’s time for her to reveal a secret she’s been hiding from her friends and family.