In this podcast episode, Julie Sedenko talks to Traci, a member of Leslie Vernick's Conquer support group, about her experiences in a destructive marriage and her journey towards healing and self-discovery.
- Traci opens up about her traumatic childhood, raised by a single mother who struggled with addiction and neglect.
- She shares how her early life experiences, including abuse and gaslighting from her mother, influenced her perceptions of relationships.
- Traci talks about her first marriage, which ended amicably, and how she entered her second marriage with hope and optimism.
- She discusses the red flags she overlooked in her second marriage, such as her husband's emotional unavailability and inappropriate relationships with other women.
- Traci highlights the importance of seeking counseling and finding support when facing a destructive marriage.
- She reflects on her journey of self-discovery, growth, and faith in God, leading to her healing and peace.
Traci's story is a testament to resilience and the power of faith and self-worth in overcoming challenging circumstances.