Episode 252

Trauma Growing Up, TOB for Teens & Top 5 TOB Movies | ACW252


October 30th, 2023

44 mins 19 secs

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About this Episode

Questions answered this episode:

  • I grew up in a very painful and hurtful environment and fear that all my personality traits come from this broken past. How do I continue to trust God when it feels like I’m becoming a stranger to myself and everyone that knows me?
  • Is it possible to talk to teens about the beauty of their sexuality in a way that won’t make them feel threatened or embarrassed?
  • What are the top 5 Theology of the Body movies that you would recommend to someone?

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