This Is Actually Happening
150: What if you were trapped in a cycle of abuse?
Mar 10, 2020 · 52 min
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“My earliest memories as a child were fear and anxiety…I was never able to control the situation and that unknown just haunted me.”

Today’s episode featured Arielle Hermanson. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @arijblige

Producer/Editor: Whit Missildine

Content/Trigger Warnings: abuse, domestic violence, explicit language

Instagram: @actuallyhappening

Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper

Music Bed: “Union Flow” - Spuntic

Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro

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