Adult Child

By Andrea

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A deep dive into the impact of growing up in an dysfunctional family and how to heal the unresolved pain of the past. Join Andrea and guests for raw & vulnerable conversations on topics including - codependency, complex trauma (CPTSD), alcoholism/addiction and toxic shame. (Start on episode 1!!!) Follow Andrea on social - www.instagram.com/adultchildpod/ www.tiktok.com/@adultchildpod

Episode Date
The Unresolved Trauma of A Trauma Therapist w/ Dr. Melissa Fenton
4720

Dr. Melissa Fenton - licensed psychotherapist (and MY former therapist!!!) - joins us today - except this time - I get to ask all the questions!! Melissa shares about her own childhood trauma, how this surfaced in adulthood, and how she healed this unresolved trauma.  We discuss many modalities of healing - hypnosis, EMDR, spiritual healing - and how to find the right therapist for you.
http://mindbodyandbeyondcenter.com
Ro-Hun Therapy: The Greatest Transformational Process of Our Time by Janice Hayes
Find a RoHun Therapist Near You

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Nov 24, 2021
Paul Gilmartin on Shame, Boundaries & Intimacy
4010

Paul Gilmartin is on the pod today to discuss healing from his traumatic childhood, his struggles with addiction & intimacy, toxic shame, and setting boundaries with toxic family members. Paul is an American stand up comedian, podcast host and television personality best known as the longtime host of TBS's Dinner and a Movie. Since 2011, he has been the host and executive producer of the podcast The Mental Illness Happy Hour.
https://mentalpod.com/

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Nov 17, 2021
CPTSD & Emotional Dysregulation w/ The Crappy Childhood Fairy
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Anna Runkle - "The Crappy Childhood Fairy" - is on the pod today to talk about her crappy childhood having grown up in an alcoholic and poor family, how her unresolved trauma surfaced in adulthood, her realization that she was suffering from CPTSD, and the tool she created to combat emotional dysregulation - one the hallmark symptoms of the Adult Child Trauma Syndrome.
Crappy Childhood Fairy on YouTube

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Nov 10, 2021
Conscious Creation w/ TJ Woodward
3603

Returning guest TJ Woodward is back on the pod to discuss his new book, Conscious Creation: 5 Steps to Embracing the Life of Your Dreams. He explains the 4 levels of consciousness, why making peace with the past and overcoming faulty core beliefs is the key to manifesting a fulfilling life, and what it means to live an awakened life.
Conscious Creation: 5 Steps to Embracing the Life of Your Dreams
https://tjwoodwardcourses.com/
www.tjwoodward.com

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Nov 03, 2021
Eating Disorders & Critical Mothers w/ Paulina Pinsky
3857

On today's episode, Paulina Pinsky (daughter of Dr. Drew) gets raw & vulnerable on a variety of topics - her battle with disordered eating, the impact of growing up with a hypercritical, over bearing mother, how she has healed her relationship with her mother, and  what it's like to have a celebrity as your dad. She also discusses her new book - "It Doesn't Have to Be Awkward: Dealing with Relationships, Consent, and Other Hard-to-Talk-About Stuff", which she co-wrote with her dad.
https://www.paulinapinsky.com
www.instagram.com/mizpiggy111
It Doesn't Have to Be Awkward: Dealing with Relationships, Consent, and Other Hard-to-Talk-About Stuff by Drew Pinsky & Paulina Pinsky

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Oct 27, 2021
The Adult Children of Alcoholics Trauma Syndrome w/ Tian Dayton
3266

Returning guest Dr. Tian Dayton joins us to discuss her recently released "Adult Children of Alcoholics Workbook", in which she answers the question "What am I feeling the pain of my childhood, as an adult, when I am no longer even living at home?" Tian is a pioneer of the Adult Child movement, a senior fellow at The Meadows and author of 15 books including, "The ACOA Trauma Syndrome" and "Emotional Sobriety."
Adult Children of Alcoholics Workbook: For Children of Addiction, Dysfunction and Adverse Childhood Experiences
Tian's Website

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Oct 20, 2021
Codependent Relationships & Broken Pickers w/ "Your Break Up Bestie"
4675

Andrea tells the tale of her first codependent relationship, the faulty beliefs and fears that resulted from this, and the subsequent impact of all future relationships. She is then joined by Kendra Allen, aka Your Break Up Bestie - who shares about her broken picker and how she managed to fix it!
https://www.instagram.com/yourbreakupbestie/
https://www.breakupbestie.com/

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Oct 13, 2021
Abuse, Grooming & Manipulation w/ Nathan Spiteri
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Nathan Spiteri - child abuse survivor & advocate - joins Andrea to discuss how his memoir Toy Cars - One Man's Journey from Trauma to Triumph - "(...)a story of severe trauma, child sex abuse, grooming, and trauma bonding. "It's a story of addiction, sex, drugs and violence. But as much as it is about all of those things, Toy Cars is a story of hope, because, despite everything, Spiteri is still here to tell it."
Toy Cars by Nathan Spiteri
www.instagram.com/nathanspiteri

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Oct 06, 2021
The Real Reason Instagram & FB Are Down...
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What the news is not reporting.... the Adult Child Patreon is the reason for FB, Instagram & WhatsApp crash. In order to save the world and show your appreciation for the Adult Child pod, sign up for the Adult Child Patreon. Sign up by Friday at the $10 tier or higher to receive a free Adult Child Former Shitshow coffee mug!

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Oct 04, 2021
The Dysfunctional Family & Sibling Dynamics
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In today's episode, we dive deep into the differing experiences siblings may have growing up in the same dysfunctional family. Andrea is joined by 3 sisters, who share their unique stories of what it was like growing up in an alcoholic and chaotic household, and how this has impacted their lives as adults.
www.instagram.com/mariahjeau
The PRISM Coaching Program

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Sep 29, 2021
Breaking The Stigma of Addiction w/ William Cope Moyers
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In today's epsidoe, Andrea gets raw and vulnerable with  William Cope Moyers - VP of Public Affairs & Community Relations at Hazelden Betty Ford. Over the past several decades, he has played an important role in breaking the stigma of addiction. As the son of journalist, political commentator and former White House Press Secretary Bill Moyers, William is the perfect example of how the disease addiction does not discriminate.  William shares about hitting bottom in sobriety, the difference between recovery and sobriety, and the importance of addressing trauma family of origin issues in addiction recovery.
Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption by William Cope Moyers
Now What?: An Insider's Guide to Addiction and Recovery by William Cope Moyers

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Resources -
Trauma Responsive Care
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

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Sep 22, 2021
Stored Trauma & Somatic Healing w/ Marina Yanay-Triner
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into unresolved trauma within the body and how to heal it. Andrea is joined by Somatic Healing Coach Marina Yanay-Triner to discuss the importance of addressing the trauma stored within the body and how somatic healing is an effective method to do so.
Marina's Website
Marina's Instagram

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Resources -
Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body by Peter A. Levine Ph.D.
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
Somatic Experiencing International


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Sep 15, 2021
What Powerlessness & Unmanageability Means To An Adult Child
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into Step 1 of the ACA program - "We admitted we were powerless over the effects of alcoholism or other family dysfunction - that our lives had become unmanageable."  It is through accepting our powerlessness and unmanageability that we gain power and create a manageable life.
Twelve Steps of Adult Children Steps Workbook
Adult Children of Alcoholics /  Dysfunctional Families

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Sep 11, 2021
We Get Guilt Feelings When We Release A Podcast Episode 1 or 2 Days Late
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Just a heads up that this week's episode will drop either on Thursday or Friday - and I felt the need to tell you this because I'm a crazy adult child..............

Sep 08, 2021
Spiritual Bottoms & Conscious Healing w/ Empowerment Coach Bonne Chance
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In today's episode, Andrea is joined by women's empowerment coach, Bonne Chance. Bonne obtained a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology in 2009, as well as a Certificate in Consciousness, Health and Healing in 2010 from the University of Santa Monica.  She has assisted and empowered  hundreds of people in shifting their consciousness and healing, with an expertise in  She specializes in spiritual psychology advancement, consciousness health and healing, co-dependency and addiction.
Bonne Chance Coaching
www.instagram.com/lebonnechance

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Sep 01, 2021
Emotional Sobriety & Resiliency w/ Catherine Gildiner
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In today's episode, Andrea dives deep into emotional recovery with New York Times bestselling Author & retired clinical psychologist. Over the course of her 25 year old career, Cathy helped countless adult children of dysfunctional families heal their unresolved pain. In her most recent book, "Good Morning, Monster: A Therapist Shares Five Heroic Stories of Emotional Recovery ", Cathy shares about the patients that left the biggest impression on her - each of which having endured horrendous childhoods. The book is a a beautiful illustrations of the  therapeutic process of healing from the pasts from the perspective of both patient and therapist - and does so in an extremely compelling way.
Catherine's Official Website
Catherine's Books

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Aug 25, 2021
Narcissistic Abuse, CPTSD & NARM w/ Crystle Lampitt
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In today's episode we take a deep dive into little "t" trauma - what it is, what it looks like, and why it's just a serious as Big "T" Trauma. Andrea is joined by Crystle Lampitt - licensed therapist and trauma specialist - who shares about the narcissisitc relationship that led her to therapy and and the treatment model she uses with her clients to address complex trauma - NARM (NeuroAffective Relational Model).
Crystle's Website
Crystle's Instagram
Crystle's Tiktok

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Resources -
What Is NARM (NeuroAffective Relational Model)
Find a NARM Practitioners
"Healing Developmental Trauma: How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship" by Laurence Heller Ph.D. & Aline LaPierre Psy.D.

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Aug 18, 2021
Dr. Drew Pinsky on Addiction, Codependency & Emotional Sobriety
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Today Andrea is joined by none other than Dr. Drew Pinsky -  addiction medicine specialist, internist, and television star. Drew shares about his experience of growing up in an emotionally abusive household, his struggle with codependency, and a whole lot more!
Dr. Drew's Official Website

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Aug 11, 2021
Manifestation & Overcoming Limiting Beliefs w/ EFT Tapping Wizard Brad Yates
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) aka tapping, a simple and efficient technique based off of Chinese acupuncture to overcome stress, fear, and limiting beliefs,. Andrea is joined by EFT expert, Brad Yates, to discuss the benefits of tapping, how it can used to reprogram our faulty childhood programming, and why overcoming our limiting beliefs is a crucial step in manifesting our deepest dreams and desires.
Brad Yates Website
Brad's YouTube Channel

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Resources -
Your Homework
Freedom at Your Fingertips: Get Rapid Physical and Emotional Relief with the Breakthrough System of Tapping
How childhood trauma changes the brain… and how EFT and Matrix Reimprinting heal it

Aug 04, 2021
San Francisco's Addiction Crisis w/ Former Homeless Heroin Addict Tom Wolf
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into the addiction and homeless epidemic ravaging the streets of San Francisco. Andrea is joined by Thomas Wolf, a former heroin addict turned recovery advocate. Thomas shares his story of hitting rock bottom and his perspective on San Francisco's Drug Crisis.
Tom Wolf Website
Tom Wolf Twitter

The Dr. Drew Podcast (Apple)
The Dr. Drew Podcast (Spotify)

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Jul 28, 2021
Love or Trauma Bond w/ Alan Kaufman
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In today's episode, we're diving deep into trauma bonding - what it is, what it looks like, and why growing up in a dysfunctional family puts you at greater risk for trauma bonded relationship in adulthood. Then Andrea is joined by acclaimed writer Alan Kaufman, who shares about his experienced of being raised by a mother who was a Holocaust survive and their trauma bonded relationship.
Alan Kaufman's Books
Alan's Mother's Letters

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Resources -
The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships by Patrick Carnes PhD
Trauma Bonding: Understanding and Overcoming the Trauma Bond in a Narcissistic Relationship: Narcissistic Relationship Recovery by Lauren Kozlowski

Jul 22, 2021
Generational Trauma w/ Mark Wolynn
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In today's episode, Andrea dives deep with Mark Wolynn - author of the critically acclaimed best seller "It Didn't Start With You - How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle". Mark shares his wisdom on a inherited trauma, attachment trauma, the latest research and findings, and how going blind in one eye was the best thing that ever happened to him.
https://markwolynn.com
https://www.facebook.com/MarkWolynn

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Resources -
The Attachment Theory Workbook: Powerful Tools to Promote Understanding, Increase Stability, and Build Lasting Relationships by Annie Chen
101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy by Linda Curran

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Jul 14, 2021
Compulsive Spending w/ Ben Rimalower
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into our relationship with money - about the faulty programming beliefs ingrained childhood about money and how this shapes our relationship with it for the rest of our lives. Andrea is then joined by writer, producer & Real Housewives "whisperer" - Ben Rimalower - who shares about his lifelong battle with money, which he deems as his drug of choice. 
http://www.benrimalower.com
instagram.com/benrimalower

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Resources -
Debtors Anonymous
Mind Over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders That Threaten Our Financial Health by Brad Klontz and Ted Klontz
8 Ways Your Childhood Can Affect Your Money Habits Now

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Jul 07, 2021
Childhood Trauma & Complex PTSD w/ Joe Ryan
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into the ways resistance keeps us from healing from our childhoods, and how we can overcome it. Andrea is then joined by the host of the podcast "It's Not You, It's Your Trauma" - Joe Ryan - who shares his experience, strength and hope on how he managed to heal from the trauma that held him hostage his entire life.
https://joeryan.com
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Resources -
Trauma Treatment Modalities
Do the Work Kindle  by Steven Pressfield
The Emotionally Absent Mother : How to Recognize and Heal the Invisible Effects of Childhood Emotional Neglect by Jasmin Lee Cori

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Jun 30, 2021
The Spiritual Meaning of Pain
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into the divine lens, the perspective that emotional pain is a gift and serves a higher purpose in our lives. Andrea is joined by Sue Frederick, spiritual intuitive and author of  "Your Divine Lens: The Secret to Finding Purpose, Healing Grief and Living in Alignment", who shares why our greatest pain is our greatest gift, and that will all have the ability to tap into our intuition to ensure we are making decisions based off our higher good and the good of others.
 Sue's website - www.careerintuitive.org
Your Divine Lens: The Secret to Finding Purpose, Healing Grief and Living in Alignment with your Soul

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Resources -
A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles by Marianne Williamson
The Purpose of Pain: How to Turn Tragedy into Triumph, Because Life's Not Supposed to Suck by Jay Nixon
Help Parents Heal

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Jun 23, 2021
Breaking the Chains of Generational Trauma
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In today's episode, we are diving deep into the generational nature of family dysfunction, epigenetics, and how our DNA may be carrying the symptoms of trauma from past generations. Andrea is joined by Naome Bradshaw - singer, blog writer, adult child, and expert "historian" - who shares about the generational trauma of her own lineage over the span of 250 years!
naomebradshaw.com/blog
tiktok.com/@recoveryourjoy
instagram.com/naomebradshawdotcom

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Resources -
It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle by Mark Wolynn
Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory by Elizabeth Rosner
ACE Quiz

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Jun 16, 2021
Fixing Our Broken Pickers
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into the process of healing from Broken Picker Syndrome. Andrea shares her experience of slowing fixing her picker, and is then joined by relationship coach -  Adam Murauskas - who shares how he fixed his picker and how he helps others to do the same.
fixyourpicker.com/adultchildpodcast
instagram.com/fixyourpicker

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Resources -
Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love by Pia Mellody
Facing Codependence: What It Is, Where It Comes from, How It Sabotages Our Lives by Pia Mellody
The Flip_Side Laundry List

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Jun 09, 2021
Becoming our Best Self w/ Ben Kiker
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In today's episode,  we take a deep dive into unearthing our truest and highest selves. Andrea shares about her journey to live her in potential, and is then joined by performance coach, Ben Kiker.
The Ben Kiker Group
linkedin.com/in/benkiker
instagram.com/benkiker

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Resources -
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life beyond Your Wildest Dreams by Gabrielle Bernstein
CliftonStrengths Assessment

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Jun 02, 2021
Detachment w/ Kristina Wandzilak & Constance Curry
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In today's episode, Andrea dives deep into detaching with love and family recovery with co-authors of "The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare" Kristina Wandzilak & Constance Curry. "The Lost Years" is the real life story of just such a mother and child, each giving their first-hand accounts of the years lost to addiction and despair.
The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare
Full Circle Recovery

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Resources -
One Day at a Time by Al-Anon Family Groups
Let Go Now: Embrace Detachment as a Path to Freedom by Karen Casey
Al-Anon Family Groups

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May 26, 2021
Surviving & Thriving From Adult Child Trauma Syndrome
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into complex PTSD - what it is, what causes it, it's symptoms, and how to the hell to heal from it. Andrea shares about her own battle with complex PTSD, and is then joined by Shannon who shares her powerful story of surviving and thriving from her tragic childhood.
survivingchildhoodtrauma.com
instagram.com/survivingchildhoodtrauma


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Resources -
Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving by Pete Walker
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk
What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Dr. Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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May 19, 2021
Adult Children of Alcoholics Pioneer Tian Dayton
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In today's episode, Andrea dives deep with author, speaker and Adult Child expert - Tian Dayton. Tian shares her wisdom on a variety of adult child topics - from how the movement began, the ACOA trauma syndrome, codependency and much much more!
Tian's website

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Resources -
The ACOA Trauma Syndrome: The Impact of Childhood Pain on Adult Relationships
by Tian Dayton
Emotional Sobriety: From Relationship Trauma to Resilience and Balance by Tian Dayton

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May 12, 2021
Codependency & Acting Drunk When You're Sober
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In today's episode, we take a deep dive into codependency. Andrea shares the rest of the Brian #2 story (!!!!), and then is joined by Nina Renata Aron, author of "Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls: A Memoir of Women, Addiction, and Love". 
Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls: A Memoir of Women, Addiction, and Love by Nina Renata Aron

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Resources -
Codependent-No-More-Controlling-Yourself by by Melody Beattie 
The New Codependency: Help and Guidance for Today's Generation Melody Beattie
Codependents Anonymous

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May 05, 2021
Broken Picker Syndrome & Cringeworthy Dating Stories
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In today's episode, Andrea shares more cringeworthy dating stories and about her broken man-picker. Then struggle  us all about her  "broken man-picker". Then, she talks to her BFF and broken picker syndrome survivor, Jessica, and how she was able to fix her picker.
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Episode Resources -
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find--and Keep-- Love
by Amir Levine
Emotional Sobriety: From Relationship Trauma to Resilience and Balance
Book
by Tian Dayton

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Apr 28, 2021
Alcoholism, Why You Should be Grateful I Don't Drink & What Truly Lies Beneath Addiction
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In today's episode, Andrea shares about the hot mess she once was (is?!?) and why the world is a much better place now that she's sober. Then she speaks with TJ Woodward, the founder of Conscious Recovery, a recovery method that goes beyond simply treating symptoms and addresses the underlying root causes to addiction.

https://www.tjwoodward.com/

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Episode Resources -

Alcoholics Anonymous
National Institute on Drug Abuse
If You Loved Me, You'd Stop!: What You Really Need to Know When Your Loved One Drinks Too Much by Lisa Frederiksen


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Apr 21, 2021
Toxic Shame, Slut Shaming & Being Gay When Your Dad is a Pastor
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In today’s episode, we take a deep dive into one of the most damaging repercussions of growing up in a dysfunctional family – toxic shame. We are talking about becoming the school slut in the 7th grade, being gay when your dad is a pastor, and what happens when shame becomes one’s identity.

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Episode Resources -

Healing the Shame that Binds You by John Bradshaw
It Wasn't Your Fault: Freeing Yourself from the Shame of Childhood Abuse with the Power of Self-Compassion Paperback by Beverly Engel 

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Apr 14, 2021
The Dysfunctional Family & the Scapegoat
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On this week's episode, we are digging in deep on the experience of growing up in a dysfunctional family.  Andrea shares her experience of becoming the scapegoat ("identified patient") in her family, and then talks to her friend, Eric, who shares his experience of growing up in an abusive home. We also talk about why speaking our truth is the only path to freedom, but why this doesn't mean blaming your parents.

"It Will Never Happen to Me: Growing Up with Addiction as Youngsters, Adolescents, and Adults" by Claudia Black
"It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle" by Mark Wolynn
"Legacy of the Heart: The Spiritual Advantage of a Painful Childhood" by Wayne Muller

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Apr 07, 2021
Adult Child & Why I’ll Never Date Another Guy Named Brian
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In today's episode,  Andrea tells you how she came to learn that she was an adult child and why she'll NEVER date another guy named Brian. Then she lays the groundwork for what lies ahead in the podcast - what is an adult child, where the term came from, and the common characteristics to help you determine whether or you're an adult child.

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Episode resources -
Adult Children: Alcoholic / Dysfunctional Families"
Adult Children of Alcoholics" by Dr. Janet Woititz
25 Questions: Am I an Adult Child?"

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Mar 31, 2021
Coming soon: Adult Child (Trailer)
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A deep dive into the impact of growing up in a dysfunctional family. Join Andrea and guests for vulnerable and filterless conversations about what it means to be an adult child - from codependency, toxic shame, addiction and much much more.

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Feb 06, 2021