207: What if you faced the ultimate betrayal?
“Your whole sense of reality has been shaken so much that you question what is even real any more.”
Today's episode featured Melissa. You can find more about her on Instagram @littleredmeli or on Medium, https://medium.com/@littleredmeli
Producers: Whit Missildine, Matt Volla
Episode Summary: Growing up in the Mormon church, a woman follows a structured path to love and marriage, but what hides underneath threatens to unravel everything she’s built.
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Content/Trigger Warnings: sexual abuse, sexual assault, suicidal ideation, explicit language
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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: “Union Flow” - Spuntic
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