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Andrea Dunlop, Nobody Should Believe Me


About Nobody Should Believe Me

Nobody Should Believe Me is an unprecedented look at a complex and deadly form of abuse, told from the perspective of those whose lives were turned upside down by it.

Novelist Andrea Dunlop is looking for answers. When her older sister was investigated for Munchausen by Proxy abuse more than a decade ago, it tore her family apart. This catastrophic series of events sent Dunlop on a journey to understand this most taboo form of abuse.

In this groundbreaking podcast, she talks to some of the top experts in the world to explore the criminology and psychopathology behind Munchausen by Proxy and to reveal the wide swath of destruction these perpetrators leave in their wake.

About Andrea Dunlop

Andrea Dunlop is the author of four novels including Women Are the Fiercest Creatures and the host and creator of NOBODY SHOULD BELIEVE ME an investigative true crime podcast about Munchausen by proxy, which the New York Times called “a rich and harrowing chronicle of the condition”. Since its debut in October of 2022 the show has been downloaded more than five million times and won four major awards in 2023 including two Signal Awards for ‘best host’. Andrea is the upcoming non-fiction book The Mother Next Door: Medicine, Deception, and Munchausen by Proxy (2/5/2025; St. Martin’s Press). Andrea is the founder of Munchausen Support, the nation’s only non-profit dedicated to supporting survivors and families affected by Munchausen by proxy. She is a member of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s Munchausen by proxy committee where she serves alongside the country’s foremost experts and is a two-time presenter on Munchausen by proxy at APSAC’s colloquia. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two children.  


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