Julia fell for her husband immediately. He was charismatic, a protector, great with children, and had aspirations to be a fireman. Julia’s husband checked all of her boxes. He was the man of her dreams. But unfortunately for Julia, her husband slowly morphed from someone she trusted to someone she feared.
It’s a story of caretaking, fear , feeling alien, being good enough, rage, double standards, gaslighting, infidelity, being voiceless, self esteem, patriarchal systems, generational trauma, nitpicking, body issues, mixed messages, cognitive dissonance, intimidation, security, safety, child self harm, suicidal ideation, guilt, trauma, feelings, and much more.
*** TRIGGER WARNING – This episode has graphic descriptions of child self harm, physical intimidation, and strong language. ***
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