Blaine grew up, lives in, and will likely die in Layton, Utah. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Weber State University and Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Utah. His practicum experience includes working with individuals in substance abuse treatment as well as individuals and couples through LDS Family Services. He has worked in the inpatient psychiatry setting for several years and currently works as an LCSW in a Day Treatment program for teenagers. Blaine also works as a therapist for Aspire Counseling Services where he works primarily with LDS Church members experiencing same-sex attraction. Blaine himself experiences same-sex attraction. He and his wife, Lindsay have been married for nearly 10 years and are raising their two enthusiastic boys.