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What if your boyfriend lit himself on fire? (300th episode)

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After falling into a co-dependent relationship, a woman’s boyfriend begins a bewildering decline, but after losing his battle, she awakens to a deeper understanding of grief, death and generational patterns of trauma and silence.

Today’s episode featured Amanda Coggin. If you’d like to reach out, you can email her at spiritualinthebay@gmail.com. Amanda has also compiled a list of resources for mental wellness, adverse childhood experiences, and trauma and resilience.

This episode is an updated interview of episode #1 of the show. That episode is available on the public feed as episode #1 also titled, “What if your boyfriend lit himself on fire?”

Producers: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits, Jason Blalock

Content/Trigger Warnings: sexual assault of a minor, alcohol and drug abuse, addition, suicide, explicit language

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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: Ambient Themes by Nigel Coutinho


If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources:

National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Text or Call 988 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

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