284: What if you found the antidote in the venom?
Growing up Muslim in the Middle East, a woman juggles the chaotic expectations of a severely abusive mother with her desire for self-expression; but when she comes into a sexual awakening, a secret world opens where a deeper healing waits.
Producers: Whit Missildine, Aviva Lipkowitz, Andrew Waits
Content/Trigger Warnings: domestic violence, domestic abuse of a minor, sexual fetish and kink, BDSM, explicit language
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Intro Music: ""Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: “Uncertain Outcomes” - SkyeVoyager
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
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National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)