Joanne & The Battle Against Intergenerational Trauma – Narcissist Apocalypse, Narcissistic Abuse

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What happens when a daughter grapples with a manipulative and controlling mother throughout her life? How does she navigate her path through minimization, denial, and blame? From the complexities of her mother’s need to be the truth-teller, to the constant interference in her personal life and milestones, Joanne’s story uncovers the severe effects of intergenerational trauma. Joanne will take you through the challenging process of building trust with her mother, the struggles she faced in protecting herself, and their eventual reconciliation. This episode was recorded in two parts and four years apart.

*** CONTENT WARNING – This episode discusses child sexual abuse and child physical abuse. ***

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