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285: What if your life was not your own?

This Is Actually Happening

04-07-2023 • 56 mins

After growing up with a father she could never fully please and a trauma she couldn’t share, a woman is slowly groomed into an underworld of sex work beyond what she bargained for.


Today’s guest requested to remain anonymous, but if you’d like to reach out to her, you can email at xoxoskye00@gmail.com


Producers: Whit Missildine, Aviva Lipkowitz, Andrew Waits


Content/Trigger Warnings: rape, domestic abuse, sex work, suicide attempt, explicit language

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Intro Music: ""Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: Ambient Themes by Nigel Coutinho

Services

If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources:


National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Text or Call 988

National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

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