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Thanks, It's the Trauma
37 minutes | Apr 24, 2022
The Reunion: Nikki (Pt 3)
Nikki catches us up on her life since last season. We learn the deep and immense ways Nikki has grown through this podcast and continues to grow.
35 minutes | Apr 24, 2022
The Reunion: Dr. Alissa (Pt 2)
Dr. Alissa updates us on her journey since the last season. On how she’s grown, what she’s learned, and where she hopes to go next.
33 minutes | Apr 24, 2022
The Reunion: Heidi (Pt 1)
Heidi catches us up on her life since last season. She talks about living on the same property as her ex, following her ex’s transition as a transgender woman. She talks about dating and anxiety and the losses inherent in a relationship shifting. She also brings up Jessica Simpson not a small amount.
49 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
Bonus Episode - The Story of a Transgender Woman - Jill
One of the podcast’s listeners, Jill, shares with the three (with a disguised voice) about being a transgender woman.
65 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Season Finale - Our Milkshakes Bring All the Boys To Our Yard
The three discuss dating, Valentine’s Day, the crazy nanny debacle, growth and loss. Season finale of Thanks, It’s the Trauma.
64 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Sex, Relationships, and Emotional Availability with Shaun Galanos of The Love Drive
The three talk with relationship and love coach, Shaun Galanos of the love drive and cover an array of issues in dating and sex.
47 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
Wounded Healers - Part Two - Owen Morgan
This episode is spent with Owen Morgan of the podcast The Awareness Space. Owen is a well-being advocate who explores what self-awareness is and how we can use it to heal. Owen shares his pain, traumas, struggles, and ultimately the way he transformed his life with health & healing.
43 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Wounded Healers - Part One - Cindy McMillan
In this first part of a two part mini-series, wounded healers, we dive into Cindy McMillan’s life, where she shares about her traumas, heartaches, and ways she has recovered and found hope. Cindy McMillan is one of the founders of Sistas Caring 4 Sistas, a doula program run for and by women of color. TW: death of a child, death of a spouse
45 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Catching Up and the TikTok Debacle
The three catch up on the details of their lives and discuss a TikTok video gone very wrong.
45 minutes | Jan 1, 2021
Trauma and Hormones with Dani Williamson
Dani Williamson, nurse practitioner, discusses hormones from a functional medicine perspective and how trauma can affect the hormones.
65 minutes | Dec 25, 2020
Sex Ed with Erica Smith
This is not your high school's sex ed. Erica Smith tells the three women about the truths of women sexuality. Erica is a sex educator, holds a master's degree in education, has a purity culture dropout group, and is a queer cisgender woman. This episode is full of revolutionary ideas about sex and masturbation and is also full of laughs. Check out Erica Smith on IG @ericasmith.educates or on her website at www.ericasmithac.com and learn about her Purity Culture Dropout program or purchase My Sexual Values Workbook on her website. Erica references AASECT: The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists. Emily Nagoski's "Come as you are" Sex Positive Families Organization Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel OMGyes Beducated Specifically discuss: masturbation, sex after 40, purity culture, LGBTQ issues, "sex addiction," sex education, pornography, fatphobia and sex, gender and sexuality.
54 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
Dating, Apps, and a Psychic
The three discuss dating post divorce, dating apps, and their brush with an online psychic who drew their soulmates.
50 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing)
This episode is about EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), a trauma therapy. Dr. Alissa discusses it from the therapeutic side, then all three discuss their experiences with EMDR as clients. Visit www.EMDRIA.org to learn more about EMDR.
48 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
Trauma and the Enneagram with Liz Orr from the Rude Ass Enneagram
Liz Orr from the Instagram account Rude Ass Enneagram joins the three to discuss trauma and the enneagram.
66 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
You Asked, We Answered
The three women answer listener questions in the second season opener. From questions about their transgender husbands becoming women to the ways their lives are today and everything in between.
64 minutes | Sep 11, 2020
Season Finale - Where We Are Now
In the season one finale, Dr. Alissa, Nikki, and Heidi catch the listeners up to date. The journey from finding out their husbands were transgender women to today.
46 minutes | Sep 7, 2020
Raising a Kid with a Transgender Parent - With Christina Lafferty-Neal
On this episode Dr. Alissa, Nikki, and Heidi discuss parenting with LGBTQ therapist Christina Lafferty-Neal. The three ask Christina questions about coparenting through and after a divorce as well as ways to help kids through a transgender parent’s transition. The three then discuss their own parenting experiences through this journey.
73 minutes | Aug 28, 2020
The Black Hole - With Jeff Goins
In Episode 5, Jeff Goins interviews Heidi, Nikki and Dr. Alissa on the black hole. Clinically disassociation. The women talk about the black hole that can occur after a significant trauma, how they dealt with the next day after finding out their spouses were trans women and what it felt like. Jeff helps them dive deeper into what it was like to tell people, watching the transition unfold and the first things they did remember and were witness to. As Jeff questions them, more and more emerges. This trio of women would like you to know some of the tools that helped them to cope following their trauma. Counseling EMDR Friends and social networks of support Medications Self care Massages Acupuncture HeadSpace Insight Timer Perspective and Gratitude/Prayer Conscious Uncoupling book Hiking Music and Playlists Dogs, kids Giving yourself grace
50 minutes | Aug 21, 2020
We learn more about Heidi’s history. From wild childhood experiences and trauma up until finding out her spouse is a transgender woman and everything in between.
41 minutes | Aug 14, 2020
We learn more about Nikki in this episode, especially as it relates to the various traumas she’s endured and how she’s managed them. Nikki is a survivor of suicide as well as a former spouse of a transgender woman.
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