261 episodes

What happened to you growing up? In this podcast Dawn Chitty holds space for this important question, and the answers are extraordinary. In these deep, raw and honest conversations you will hear from inspirational & courageous humans who want you to know, you are not alone. We share truth, rock bottom moments, turning points and hard-won wisdom to help you heal, grow and thrive. The strength of the human spirit is palpable in every episode.
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HOW MY PARENTS RAISED ME What's the truth?

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 674 Ratings

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What happened to you growing up? In this podcast Dawn Chitty holds space for this important question, and the answers are extraordinary. In these deep, raw and honest conversations you will hear from inspirational & courageous humans who want you to know, you are not alone. We share truth, rock bottom moments, turning points and hard-won wisdom to help you heal, grow and thrive. The strength of the human spirit is palpable in every episode.
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    256 Mini Ep. I REALLY NEEDED MY MOM, She Wasn’t There

    256 Mini Ep. I REALLY NEEDED MY MOM, She Wasn’t There

    Toxic mothers, alcoholism, addiction
    Reagan needed her Mom, but her Mom wasn’t there. She was physically there, but she was an alcoholic and Reagan felt that although her Mom loved her, she didn’t like her very much. Her Mom’s behaviour could be erratic and she could be rude and uncaring and Reagan was doing her best to survive whilst making life easier for her little brothers and sisters. Dawn shares a mini episode with Reagan.
    WHAT'S THE TRUTH? COMMUNITY available via the Apple Podcasts App or go to Supercast for acces via Spotify and other platforms https://whatsthetruth.supercast.com/  


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    • 15 min
    256 Mini Ep. I REALLY NEEDED MY MOM, She Wasn’t There

    256 Mini Ep. I REALLY NEEDED MY MOM, She Wasn’t There

    Toxic mothers, alcoholism, addiction

    Reagan needed her Mom, but her Mom wasn’t there. She was an alcoholic and Reagan felt that although her Mom loved her, she didn’t like her very much. Her Mom’s behaviour could be erratic and she could be rude and uncaring and Reagan was doing her best to survive whilst making life better for her little brothers and sisters. Dawn shares a mini episode with Reagan.

    What’s The Truth Community did you enjoy this episode? Do you have burning a question? A topic you would like us to chat about? Message me on Messenger https://www.messenger.com/t/61556947692650/ DM me on Instagram www.instagram.com/mybigloveproject or send an email to bigloveproject@iinet.net.au. Let's connect.

    255 Mini Ep. I DID NOT HAVE A MOTHER-DAUGHTER BOND With My Mom

    255 Mini Ep. I DID NOT HAVE A MOTHER-DAUGHTER BOND With My Mom

    Abandonment, childhood emotional neglect, depression
    Anna always believed her childhood had been a happy one. However by the time she became a mother herself, Anna experienced a breakdown, leading to a diagnosis of depression and the revelation that she may have experienced childhood emotional neglect. Dawn shares a conversation with Anna who reflects on the warning signs she missed and discusses the lack of a bond with her mother, despite still loving her.
    WHAT'S THE TRUTH? COMMUNITY available via the Apple Podcasts App or go to Supercast for access via Spotify and other platforms https://whatsthetruth.supercast.com/  
    You can find the full episode with Anna in episode 190 of this podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/how-my-parents-raised-me/id1533741808?i=1000631497230 and Spotify https://open.spotify.com/episode/01xWkrr5miVNiNnKGLoG9w?si=a07a7610f49243dd





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    • 16 min
    255 Mini Ep. I DID NOT HAVE A MOTHER-DAUGHTER BOND With My Mom

    255 Mini Ep. I DID NOT HAVE A MOTHER-DAUGHTER BOND With My Mom

    Abandonment, childhood emotional neglect, depression

    Anna always believed her childhood had been a happy one. However by the time she became a mother herself, Anna experienced a breakdown, leading to a diagnosis of depression and the revelation that she may have experienced childhood emotional neglect. Dawn shares a conversation with Anna who reflects on the warning signs she missed and discusses the lack of a bond with her mother, despite still loving her.

    You can find the full episode with Anna in episode 190 of this podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/how-my-parents-raised-me/id1533741808?i=1000631497230 and Spotify https://open.spotify.com/episode/01xWkrr5miVNiNnKGLoG9w?si=a07a7610f49243dd

    What’s The Truth Community did you enjoy this episode? Do you have burning a question? A topic you would like us to chat about? Message me on Messenger https://www.messenger.com/t/61556947692650/ DM me on Instagram www.instagram.com/mybigloveproject or send an email to bigloveproject@iinet.net.au. Let's connect.

    254 Mini Ep. COMPLEX TRAUMA, Is That A Real Thing?

    254 Mini Ep. COMPLEX TRAUMA, Is That A Real Thing?

    Cptsd, ptsd, trauma, childhood trauma
    Sara sat across from her new therapist and heard him say the words ‘complex trauma’ and she had no idea what that meant. But those two words were about to change everything in Sara’s world. Dawn shares a mini episode with Sara Aird, complex trauma survivor who shares her healing journey tips and wisdom to help others heal.
    WHAT'S THE TRUTH? COMMUNITY available via the Apple Podcasts App or go to Supercast for acces via Spotify and other platforms https://whatsthetruth.supercast.com/  
    You can find the full episode with Sara in episode 41 of this podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/how-my-parents-raised-me/id1533741808?i=1000532828010 and Spotify https://open.spotify.com/episode/2twouGSNMUzMKHTmrJopC4?si=18bda88fdb3a430f

    You can find Sara via her websitehttps://www.saraaird.com and on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/survivorwise

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    • 12 min
    254 Mini Ep. COMPLEX TRAUMA, Is That A Real Thing?

    254 Mini Ep. COMPLEX TRAUMA, Is That A Real Thing?

    Cptsd, ptsd, trauma, childhood trauma

    Sara sat across from her new therapist and heard him say the words ‘complex trauma’ and she had no idea what that meant. But those two words were about to change everything in Sara’s world. Dawn shares a mini episode with Sara Aird, complex trauma survivor who shares her healing journey tips and wisdom to help others heal.

    You can find the full episode with Sara in episode 41 of this podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/how-my-parents-raised-me/id1533741808?i=1000532828010 and Spotify https://open.spotify.com/episode/2twouGSNMUzMKHTmrJopC4?si=18bda88fdb3a430f

    You can find Sara via her websitehttps://www.saraaird.com and on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/survivorwise

    What’s The Truth Community did you enjoy this episode? Do you have burning a question? A topic you would like us to chat about? Message me on Messenger https://www.messenger.com/t/61556947692650/ DM me on Instagram www.instagram.com/mybigloveproject or send an email to bigloveproject@iinet.net.au. Let's connect.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
674 Ratings

674 Ratings

MandyMayhem868 ,

Wake up little one

This podcast has been my life line since the beginning of 2023. I’m nearly 38 years old and am just now getting to know my inner child because of the stories shared here. I hope some day to share my story too.

Htt1981 ,

IS THIS MY TWIN? MY LIFE TO A T

This is literally 80% accurate of my life. I grew up without a dad but an alcoholic step dad that my alcoholic and drugged out egg donor liked to antagonize and taunt my step dad. He has said he’s so sorry for any wrong he has done or any trauma he caused in my life. My egg donor on the other hand manipulated me to pay for her cell phone or should wouldn’t have contact with medical professionals. It took me 20 years to stop paying her phone bill. There is so so much more and sadly most who know have since passed leaving me alone on this big bad world again. Baby sitting other people’s kids as well as my egg donor. Baby sitting at 9, Mother at 9, 10, 12 then 15 years old (my own child). It’s been quite the journey and I’m just getting started at 41

Healing childhood ,

First review ever

This podcast is everything I’ve been looking for. It has all of the forms of childhood trauma in one show. Thank you for the work you do. And to every guest that shows up being vulnerable and open you are strong amazing and an inspiration.

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