Trigger warning: this show discusses sensitive mental health topics.
this episode is about sunny's individual point of view as one of the three siblings. the divorce of their parents was very messy with a lot of fighting, arguments & infidelity. during high school, sunny would barely talk to his father during lunch and dinner when they got together which causes regret today. sunny grew up with a strong and loving mother, but when their parents divorced, their mother's mental health deteriorated. sunny had his own struggles with anxiety but didn't realize what it was, only noticing the physical symptoms like tensing up, freezing up, and sweating. sunmy recounts the story of his mother's battle with depression and anxiety, which ultimately led to her attempting suicide twice. he recalls the emotional drives to the hospital and his regret that he didn't take a semester or year off of school to be there for his mom then the rehab process that followed. the episode is about sunny's mental health journey.
trigger warning: this show discusses sensitive mental health topics.
0:00:10 - divorce and resentment towards his stepmother
0:02:44 - mental health struggles and the impact of divorce
0:04:40 - coping strategies after a parent's suicide attempt
0:09:50 - mending relationships: a mental health story
0:11:23 - the last time i told my dad i love him
0:15:02 - witnessing the passing of a loved one
0:17:24 - grief and appreciation
0:21:14 - the last conversation with my mom before her suicide
0:27:52 - mental health takeaways from intensive outpatient therapy program
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