Drop the Bags Bitch

Drop the Bags Bitch

All about healing from traumatic marriages and divorces

Episodes

April 10, 2024 9 mins

This episode dives into owning your own story and how that can help you not care about the negative opinions of others. 
TW: violence

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This episode gives a highly effective template for doing your own inner child healing work. 

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March 27, 2024 8 mins

 Breaking free from the effects of abuse includes breaking free from the cultures that promote it. This episode explores the cultural grooming for abuse that happens in certain areas of our society.

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March 20, 2024 7 mins

Spilling the tea on how to get exactly what you want out of life. 

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March 13, 2024 11 mins

This episode describes the cycle of violence and how it can be broken. 

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March 6, 2024 6 mins

This episode is the pep talk you didn't even know you needed. 

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February 28, 2024 7 mins

Sometimes the only thing in our way is one sentence in our brains. This episode explores how to get out of your own way.

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February 21, 2024 7 mins

This episode walks through the realities of taking responsibility for your choices through the narrative of a personal story. 

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February 14, 2024 8 mins

This episode addresses some common fears women have when they start dating again post-divorce or post-abusive relationship. 

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February 7, 2024 8 mins

TW: violence

This episode applies the 50/50 concept from an earlier episode to trauma as a way of releasing the past, finding inner peace,  and moving on without any regrets. 

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January 31, 2024 7 mins

This episode dives into why a solid sense of self will improve all the relationships in your life and protect you from unnecessary trauma. 

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January 24, 2024 7 mins

Many toxic relationship survivors struggle with knowing the difference between empathy and codependence. This episode will help you clearly distinguish between the two. 

Info on Melody Beattie's resources on overcoming codependence: https://www.melodybeattie.com/

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January 17, 2024 9 mins

This episode explores the relationship between gender bias and domestic abuse. 
The more we understand the factors that go into being in an abusive relationship, the more we can understand how to avoid being in them ever again.

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January 10, 2024 6 mins

The concept of an emotional baseline is introduced plus tips on feeling more joy in your day to day life. 

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January 3, 2024 9 mins

Healthy relationships require assertive communication. Unfortunately, that is one skill most toxic relationship survivors do not have. This episode describes the difference between passive and assertive communication and provides the template for learning assertive communication. 

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December 27, 2023 8 mins

TW: murder

Some end of year reflections on what healing means to me and the vision I hold for the future. 

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December 20, 2023 11 mins

TW: Rape

This episode explores the factors that contributed to ending up in an abusive relationship. The concept of a relationship baseline is defined and advice is given for how to reset your relationship baseline so you never end up in a toxic relationship again. 

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December 13, 2023 7 mins

A discussion on our conflation of our self-worth with our productivity.

Rest is Resistance by Tricia Hersey



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December 6, 2023 9 mins

The holidays can be a difficult time for those of us coming out of toxic relationships. This episode contains practical advice for navigating this difficulty.

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November 29, 2023 34 mins

A complete lesson on setting and enforcing healthy boundaries in your life-- even if you've never done it before. 

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