Other People's Problems

Sloane: Childhood trauma changes everything

Sloane is planning her wedding. But childhood memories make her fearful of what could go horribly wrong.
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Listen to the full episode27:10

"What do I do if I don't want to feel this way anymore?"  — Sloane

Sloane is planning her wedding. But childhood memories make her fearful of what could go horribly wrong. Although she's excited to start a new stage of her life, she's having nightmares about her wedding day. They all revolve around her mother.

Listen for:

  • How Sloane connects seemingly disconnected events through the similar emotions they make her feel.
  • The legacy childhood abuse can have on adults trying to live happily.
  • The ways breathing and body awareness can help restore a sense of safety.

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