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Dec 6, 2019

The 2-time Olympic gold medalist and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee shares about surviving domestic abuse and becoming an advocate for other survivors. She also shares about being one of 20 children, being a preacher's kid and learning how to stop trying to "rescue" broken partners and take care of herself.

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Domestic Violence resources:

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence
Help Guide
Safe Horizon
National Network to End Domestic Violence

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Other Links Mentioned

The article by Stephanie Shipp that Paul read comes courtesy of

You can read it here

The books she recommended are:

Covert Incest Syndrome by Patricia Love Ed.D. and Jo Robinson - the definitive text on emotional incest/parentification.
Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners by Kenneth M. Adams 
The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller



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