“It’s actually doing really great. Everyone is facing their own demons,” Bell said. “Sometimes it’s anxiety and depression. Sometimes it’s substance abuse.”
The “Good Place” actress added that one of Shepard’s strengths is the desire to develop.
“What I love most about Dax is that he was able to tell me, tell us, and say, ̵
Shepard had told her he had struggled with the urge to use it again, saying he was “staggering.” But he is “addicted to growth,” Bell added.
“He’s addicted to development,” she told the host. “He was like, ‘I don’t want to risk this family and I did, so let’s put in new things to make sure it doesn’t happen again.’ “
The two are working on a new plan and have also returned to therapy.
“I will continue to stand by him because he is very, very worthwhile,” she said.