When the Bough Breaks-logo

When the Bough Breaks

Kids & Family Podcasts

When the Bough Breaks (WTBB) is a podcast that was formed with the idea of creating a resource for those who find themselves estranged from one or more family members. Guests call in the show to discuss the events that led up to their estrangement and share their experiences throughout their journey. Guests also include psychologists, family counselors, life coaches, writers and more! Alexis Arralynn, one of the few podcasters willing to tackle this difficult and often painful topic, realizes that one important step toward healing and recovery, is vulnerability. She has opened up about her own personal journey of estrangement in several episodes.

When the Bough Breaks (WTBB) is a podcast that was formed with the idea of creating a resource for those who find themselves estranged from one or more family members. Guests call in the show to discuss the events that led up to their estrangement and share their experiences throughout their journey. Guests also include psychologists, family counselors, life coaches, writers and more! Alexis Arralynn, one of the few podcasters willing to tackle this difficult and often painful topic, realizes that one important step toward healing and recovery, is vulnerability. She has opened up about her own personal journey of estrangement in several episodes.

Location:

United States

Description:

When the Bough Breaks (WTBB) is a podcast that was formed with the idea of creating a resource for those who find themselves estranged from one or more family members. Guests call in the show to discuss the events that led up to their estrangement and share their experiences throughout their journey. Guests also include psychologists, family counselors, life coaches, writers and more! Alexis Arralynn, one of the few podcasters willing to tackle this difficult and often painful topic, realizes that one important step toward healing and recovery, is vulnerability. She has opened up about her own personal journey of estrangement in several episodes.

Twitter:

@BoughWhen

Language:

English


Episodes

things will get DiFFeReNT

2/21/2021
Though our guest Alexander Desmerais suffered the most vile of childhood traumas, and continues to be estranged from any meaningful family bonds, he has developed a productive approach to life that should serve as an example to all of us. He reminds us that no matter how terrible an experience, it is temporary. He goes on to teach us that trauma is as impermanent as we’re willing to do the work to make it. ...Alexander Desmarais is an undergraduate student working to become a counselor. If...

Duration:01:38:11

IF I Could Turn Back Time

1/31/2021
Sometimes the caterpillar blossoms into a butterfly, only for circumstances to remind her that her wings came too late. Kreed Revere shares the story of how estrangement from her daughters forced her to embark on a courageous journey of transformation. Sadly, she’s learning that some damage can’t be undone by doing everything differently. Still, she remains hopeful that the sincerity of her approach will open the door to healing of her strained family relationships. Books: When Parents...

Duration:01:05:55

Block. Block. Block.

1/8/2021
When the Bough Breaks Podcast welcomes the one and only Seth Andrews When Seth isn't busy being just a normal good looking guy with great voice, beautiful family and cute dogs, Seth is a podcaster, author and host of The Thinking Atheist Podcast. Seth guests on WTBB to open up about his estrangement experience surrounding his family's faith and offers encouraging words to our hosts and listeners. To learn more about Seth, just click the following links! We hope you enjoy this episode as...

Duration:01:07:41

Special: LIVE Holiday Hot Cocoa Edition

12/11/2020
Listen to Turn up the AC's "Christmas Gifts" episode www.acfischerpod.com Grow Your Own Candy Canes Pin https://www.pinterest.com/aarralynn/wtbb-holiday/ Watch the original, unedited LIVE Hot Cocoa Video edition https://fb.watch/2jD6TDfN8c/ Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:00:42:39

A Starr is Born

11/7/2020
People organizer and podcaster Starr Mallory guests this episode. Listen as she shares with host AC Fischer how a tragic accident shaped and molded the person she is today. Starr also shares her experience with family estrangement and personal growth. Echoes of Resilience Podcast https://anchor.fm/starr-mallory Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:00:46:07

Dying Out Loud

6/3/2020
Special guest Dave Warnock of “Dying out Loud” shares his story of de-conversion, estrangement and his fatal ALS diagnosis. Dave shares with us the importance of living our best life even while estranged and living with a debilitating and fatal disease. You can learn more about Dave by clicking the link below. www.daveoutloud.com Other resources https://clergyproject.org https://www.recoveringfromreligion.org Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:01:10:10

CPS: Once, twice, thrice.

5/27/2020
After her father unjustifiably called CPS on her... THREE TIMES, Briar shares with us how to cope as well as thrive after estrangement. Briar also shares her view on forgiveness and how it had led to a thriving life helping others cope with similar trauma and loss. If you would like more information about this guest, please click the link below or send us and email at wtbbpodcast@gmail.com http://www.briarharvey.com Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:00:48:22

It's a Dog's Life

5/16/2020
U.S. Army Veteran, Dog Trainer, Author, and Tedx speaker Ryan Matthews shares his unique story. To learn more about Ryan, please visit his website www.worldofdogtraining.com Would you like to be a guest on WTBB? Send us an email at wtbbpodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/wtbbpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/boughwhen Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wtbbpodcast/ Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:00:38:41

It's Complicated

4/3/2020
Inspirational speaker, activist, philosopher, writer, and producer AC Fischer joins Alexis to bring everyone up to date on his estrangement story. AC is host of Turn Up The AC, occasional host of WTBB, and former co-host of The Missionary Position. To hear his show, visit www.acfischerpod.com Remember to like, follow, and share on social media! To support the show, please leave a positive review wherever you listen to this podcast. Thank you for listening! Support the show...

Duration:00:50:13

Out By Seven

3/23/2020
Jason Moore from Missionary Position Podcast, Missions Studios, and PodVerse podcast shares his unique story of two estrangements, being homeless as a child, and coming full circle. To learn more about Jason, visit www.pod-verse.com Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:00:52:57

Between A Rock And A Hard Place

5/12/2019
An inspirational story of faith and survival... Author Joe Potosi gives a graphic and raw account of his childhood abuse and abandonment experiences. Joe shares a peek into his book, "When the Dust Settled" which is a more detailed account of Joe's experiences. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:00:58:36

3 Weddings And A Funeral

5/12/2019
Are 3 weddings and a funeral too much for one family? Is it possible to have a healthy relationship with a narcissistic parent? Can the family be mended in time before Curtis makes Becca his wife? Guest Curtis Blackthorne makes an urgent and time-sensitive call to the show. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:01:24:12

Down The Rabbit Hole

5/12/2019
Tracey discusses her book, "Down the Rabbit Hole," about her personal experience with suicide, depression, and PTSD due to bullying in the workplace. Our apologies for the poor audio quality.

Duration:01:03:33

Lexi's Can Of Worms Part 2

5/12/2019
Refill your box of tissues as Lexi continues the series of events preceding her initial estrangement. Part 2 continues with guest host AC Fischer. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:01:02:24

Lexi's Can Of Worms Part 1

5/12/2019
In this episode, Lexi, the show's regular host, opens up about her story of estrangement. Part 1 focuses on her childhood trauma, and the effects of having one or more family members diagnosed with mental illness. AC Fischer guest hosts this two-part episode. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:01:11:49

"Bad Math"

3/30/2019
Brian Cardoza's message is one of responsibility and hope. As a survivor, he works diligently raising awareness and money to fight against sexual assault and physical abuse. He believes in the potential to change your circumstances by changing your thinking. Brian's motto, "Don't let this moment dictate the next moment" is shared by the many he inspires. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:01:01:10

"That Kid From Wendy's"

3/30/2019
Kerouac Smith, Host of Kerouac to the Future, shares his unique story of multiple parental estrangement and how the famous chain Wendy's Hamburgers helped him through a tough time in an unlikely way. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:01:25:06

"Why Can't We All Just Get Along?"

3/30/2019
AC Fischer, from the Missionary Position Podcast and Turn Up the AC shares the story of how a complicated family history led to estrangement from his mother and sister. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wtbbpod)

Duration:00:55:25