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TW: child loss, sexual assault

This week our listener describes living in the shadow of her stillborn sister, as the “replacement child” that didn’t stand a chance in a toxic household. Between manipulation and weaponising her disability, her mother has continued to spread the narrative that our listener is volatile, cruel and hateful. She asks if by going no contact, does she really have to lose the family connection she craves?

Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult situation from all angles and offer their insight into what’s going on.

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