235: What if delusion consumed your family?


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“A family tree is not permanent…You’re allowed to trim some branches.”

Today’s guest requested to remain anonymous. But if you’d like to reach out to her, you can email at thisisactuallyhappening235@gmail.com

Producers: Whit Missildine, Jason Blalock

Episode Summary: After growing up with a patriarchal Christian family, a woman grapples with her father losing touch with reality when his delusions begin to dramatically unravel the family narratives

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Content/Trigger Warnings: domestic violence, abuse, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation of a minor, explicit language

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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

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