49 episodes

A companion podcast to This Is Actually Happening (TIAH) in which two lifelong friends (and superfans) dissect each episode with empathy and levity – finding humanity between the layers of trauma, healing and darkness. Trauma/Bonded is hosted by Elly Westberg & Therese Garcia. It’s the podcast behind the podcast where we analyze the episode, the story, audience reactions and relate it to our own lives. We are Trauma/Bonded, To the story, To the storyteller, To the listeners, To each other. New episodes come out every Tuesday.

Trauma Bonded Ellen Westberg

    • True Crime
    • 3.6 • 71 Ratings

A companion podcast to This Is Actually Happening (TIAH) in which two lifelong friends (and superfans) dissect each episode with empathy and levity – finding humanity between the layers of trauma, healing and darkness. Trauma/Bonded is hosted by Elly Westberg & Therese Garcia. It’s the podcast behind the podcast where we analyze the episode, the story, audience reactions and relate it to our own lives. We are Trauma/Bonded, To the story, To the storyteller, To the listeners, To each other. New episodes come out every Tuesday.

    Grief Is Your Mother Now (TIAH#314)

    Grief Is Your Mother Now (TIAH#314)

    Elly & T discuss Episode 314 of the podcast This Is Actually Happening, “What if you harbored an unrelenting fury?” in which we cover the real villain of the story, what it is to feel at home & the Milli Vanilli documentary.

    • 52 min
    Mind Blown (TIAH#313)

    Mind Blown (TIAH#313)

    Elly & T discuss Episode 313 of the podcast This Is Actually Happening, “What if you had to find your own salvation?” in which we cover being stuck with being, deliverance from the demon of conviction & a tragic Cracker Barrel meet-up.

    • 48 min
    Storyteller Update from TIAH290

    Storyteller Update from TIAH290

    Elly has a conversation with storyteller & spouse, Anonymous, from the episode, “What if your husband entered The Void?”

    • 55 min
    Invasion of the Ganderstalkers (TIAH#312)

    Invasion of the Ganderstalkers (TIAH#312)

    Elly & T discuss Episode 312 of the podcast This Is Actually Happening, “What if you believed your love could cure him?” in which we cover the pros & cons of being a caregiver, the value of saying "I don't know", & knowing when to leave a toxic relationship.

    • 46 min
    Be The Auntie Glenda (TIAH#311)

    Be The Auntie Glenda (TIAH#311)

    Elly & T discuss Episode 311 of the podcast This Is Actually Happening, “What if you danced for those who couldn’t?” in which we cover introducing yourself with intent, the blatant racism of indigenous schools, blood memory & separating addiction from the person you love.

    • 43 min
    “Kidnapped” (TIAH#310)

    “Kidnapped” (TIAH#310)

    Elly & T discuss Episode 310 of the podcast This Is Actually Happening, “What if your mother disappeared?” in which we cover speaking truth to harm, old time religion & please don’t put peas in the mac-n-cheese.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

Star41632 ,

Love having Ellen and T in my ear!!

Great discussions that bring laughter, joy, introspection and deep emotion. I feel grateful to have the opportunity to revisit episodes, learn more, think more and to see a bit behind the TIAH curtain. More, please!

ski77 ,

:-)

I like it, I love it, I want some more of it!

hauswyf ,

Hate the commercials but love the podcast

Love this podcast

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