TAL #054 CATHY BRAXTON

TOPICS OF NOTE:

  • Where Cathy is at with her radical boundary setting since her last visit

  • Staying accountable through sharing and speaking your truth

  • How Cathy knew she was ready to share her story publicly

  • What prepping for these interviews was like for Cathy

  • Her new ability to notice enabling behaviors in others

  • Codependent behavior triggers

  • The heaviness that is no longer with her

  • What has happened to her physical symptoms

  • Why cutting someone out of your life doesn't 100% solve the problem

  • Where the grief lies in the separation from her parents

  • Not taking on the judgment of others

  • Navigating boundary setting as it relates to her children

  • A disturbing email exchange from "one" of her parents

  • Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships in the face of conflict

  • Fixers and enablers and the healthy line in the middle

  • Her advice to anyone who is in a similar situation

Then, during AFTER THOUGHTS, Colleen muses on losing fear and the power of sharing.

 

QUOTES OF NOTE:

Not everyone is going to bring out the best in you.
— Cathy Braxton
A healthy relationship can handle turmoil.
— Cathy Braxton
It is so freeing to live without fear.
— Cathy Braxton

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