6 episodes

When The Bough Breaks was a podcast which featured the stories of people who had experienced the pain of family estrangement. While the original production team is no longer involved in the project, a few of the more meaningful episodes are being made available here as a resource to those in need of encouragement...

When The Bough Breaks (Legacy‪)‬ KingFischer

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

When The Bough Breaks was a podcast which featured the stories of people who had experienced the pain of family estrangement. While the original production team is no longer involved in the project, a few of the more meaningful episodes are being made available here as a resource to those in need of encouragement...

    Things Will Get Different (Alexander Desmerais)

    Things Will Get Different (Alexander Desmerais)

    Alexander Desmerais suffered the most vile of childhood traumas, and continues to be estranged from any meaningful family bonds, but has developed a productive approach to life that should serve as an example to all of us. He reminds us that no matter how terrible an experience, it is temporary. He goes on to teach us that trauma is as impermanent as we’re willing to do the work to make it...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Block. Block. Block. (Seth Andrews)

    Block. Block. Block. (Seth Andrews)

    Seth Andrews is host of The Thinking Atheist Podcast, and author of several books. Seth sat down with AC to open up about his estrangement experience and departure from his family's faith...
    To learn more about Seth, follow the links below!..
    http://www.sethandrews.com ...
    http://www.thethinkingatheist.com ...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    If I could Turn Back Time (Kreed Revere)

    If I could Turn Back Time (Kreed Revere)

    Sometimes the caterpillar blossoms into a butterfly, only for circumstances to remind her that her wings came too late...
    Kreed Revere shares the story of how estrangement from her daughters forced her to embark on a courageous journey of transformation. Sadly, she’s learning that some damage can’t be undone by doing everything differently. Still, she remains hopeful that the sincerity of her approach will open the door to healing of her strained family relationships...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    A Starr Is Born (Starr Mallory)

    A Starr Is Born (Starr Mallory)

    Starr Mallory shared with AC how a tragic accident shaped and molded the person she is today. She opens up about her experiences with family estrangement and personal growth...

    • 46 min
    Dying Out Loud (Dave Warnock)

    Dying Out Loud (Dave Warnock)

    Dave Warnock of “Dying out Loud” shared his story of deconversion, estrangement and an ALS diagnosis. Dave shares the importance of living our best life - no matter what life throws at us...
    You can learn more about Dave here: www.daveoutloud.com ...
    Recommended resources:...
    https://clergyproject.org ...
    https://www.recoveringfromreligion.org ...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    It's Complicated (AC Bergen-Fischer)

    It's Complicated (AC Bergen-Fischer)

    AC shared some updates about his relationship with his now formerly estranged mother...He also sends a message to his younger sister...

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

amandaleemcphee ,

Great messages!

Alexis and her guests provide great, valuable content that is helpful and relatable. Thank you!

LindaS624 ,

From an Estranged Mom

I just want to say I listened to your 'If I Could Turm Back Time' Episode. Thank you for having Kreed on the show. It was beautifully done, you were so open & compassionate and it was done on such a non judgmental & professional manner on a highly emotional topic. 5 Stars. I'm a subscriber!

MothraB ,

Brave, Honest and Raw

The host and her guests expose abusive family dynamics that is widespread and, yet, not widely expressed. Important work being done here, in a most loving way.

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