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Backchat Learning to Live Again: Tiff’s story

5/24/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about Learning to Live Again: Tiff's story (Season 3 ep 4). Join us as we discuss what we've learnt about whether we consider Tiff to have been brave, what you can donate from your body whilst you are still alive and how to deal with being captain of Leicester Tigers when your wife finds out they are terminally ill. We also discuss which podcast we are recommending from...

Duration:00:15:28

Learning to live again: Tiff’s story

5/21/2018
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Season 3: Episode 4 Learning to live again: Tiff’s story In the latest episode, Claire travels to Leicester to talk to Tiffany Youngs… Tiff appeared at the age of 28 to have an amazing life – recently married to Tom Youngs,

Duration:00:34:36

Backchat – A Different Kind of Grief: Kathryn and Joy’s Story

5/17/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about A Different Kind of Grief: Kathryn and Joy's Story (Season 3 ep 3). Join us as we discuss what we've learnt from online suicide awareness training, apps that might help and how we manage our own stress. Help and support: CALM 0800 58 58 58 Helpline & web chat available 5pm to midnight every day thecalmzone.net Samaritans 116 123 (24 hours) www.samaritans.org...

Duration:00:17:02

A Different Kind of Grief: Kathryn and Joy’s story

5/14/2018
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Season 3 Episode 3 A Different Kind of Grief: Kathryn and Joy’s Story is about two women who have got together to run a support group for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. We realise this programme could be a trigger for some people so please look after yourselves and perhaps don't listen if you feel this will affect you. Support groups are below. Both Kathryn and Joy sadly lost a relative to suicide themselves - Kathryn lost her sister Alison in 2015 and Joy lost her son Ian 11...

Duration:00:30:03

Backchat – A Targeted Assault: Sheila’s Story PART TWO

5/10/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about the second and concluding part of A Targeted Assault: Sheila's Story (Season 3 ep 2). Join us as we discuss what happened after the rape, why Sheila confided in Bridget and what we've learnt about how to respond if someone discloses sexual abuse. Help and support: Rapecrisis.org.uk 0808 802 9999 thesurvivorstrust.org/sarc/ - for information about SARCs 0808 801...

Duration:00:14:10

A Targeted Assault: Sheila’s Story PART TWO

5/7/2018
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Season 3 Episode 2 Sheila was raped at a garden party when she was 62. She’s a retired nurse, a mother and grandmother. In the concluding part of this two-part backstory, we find out what happened after the rape, how she confided in best friend Bridget and how the support of local services led to a full investigation and, crucially, a trial. Help and support: Rapecrisis.org.uk 0808 802 9999 thesurvivorstrust.org/sarc/ - for information about SARCs 0808 801 0818 Our sponsor: Huge thanks to...

Duration:00:23:06

Backchat – A Targeted Assault: Sheila’s Story PART ONE

5/3/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about A Targeted Assault: Sheila's Story (Season 3 ep 1). Join us as we discuss our thoughts about the terrible assault that Sheila was subjected to. We'll also discuss your feedback about the programme, what we've learnt and what schools are teaching about consent. Help and support: Rapecrisis.org.uk 0808 802 9999 thesurvivorstrust.org/sarc/ - for information about...

Duration:00:13:55

A targeted assault: Sheila’s story

4/30/2018
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Season 3 Episode 1 Sheila was raped at a garden party when she was 62. She’s a retired nurse, a mother and grandmother. In episode 1 of this two part backstory, Sheila talks about the build up and how she believes she was targeted. Movingly, she describes the attack itself and we hear how best friend Bridget helped her to move forwards in the aftermath. Help and support: Rapecrisis.org.uk 0808 802 9999 thesurvivorstrust.org/sarc/ - for information about SARCs 0808 801 0818 Our sponsor:...

Duration:00:27:01

Backchat: Ali Golds A Life Less Ordinary PART TWO

4/5/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about Ali Golds: A Life Less Ordinary (Season 2 ep 4). Join us as we try to answer some of the questions thrown up by Ali Golds's backstory - Ali's relationship with her own mother, how backstories can be awkward sticking points when you are dating and the unusual way that podcasts can help in those circumstances. We're delighted once again to be sponsored by 16 Degrees...

Duration:00:12:57

Ali Golds: A Life Less Ordinary PART TWO

4/2/2018
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Ali is 50 years old and has had a life less ordinary - she has a complicated backstory. This is a two-parter and in this second part (please do listen to part one first) Ali is just escaping a violent partner with her youngest son Conor. Ali goes on to reflect on her tricky childhood which contains an episode of abuse. We go on to hear about her first marriage, her time in the women's refuge and her search for her daughter. She looks back on this time with compelling insight from her son...

Duration:00:28:14

Backchat: Ali Golds: A Life Less Ordinary PART 1

3/29/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about Ali Golds: A Life Less Ordinary (Season 2 ep 3). Join us as we try to answer some of the questions thrown up by Ali Gold's backstory - why Ali's kids lived with their dad, what Esther Perel would make of her marriage and how Peter Andre dealt with his stepchildren. We're delighted once again to be sponsored by 16 Degrees Coaching. Don't let your backstory dictate...

Duration:00:13:36

Ali Golds: A Life Less Ordinary – PART 1

3/26/2018
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Ali is 50 years old and has had a life less ordinary - she has a complicated backstory. This is a two-parter and in this first part we meet Ali as she is meeting her second husband. She already has two children who live with their dad and and after a series of failed relationships Ali is hoping that this next one will be different - but the blending of this family does not ultimately go to plan...with shocking outcomes. She looks back on this time with compelling insight from her two sons...

Duration:00:29:03

Backchat: Martin and Mo – Stepping Up

3/22/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about Martin and Mo - Stepping Up (Season 2 ep 2). Join us as we contemplate taking on a baby when you thought all of that was behind you, and how parenting a second time around can be a very different experience. We're delighted once again to be sponsored by 16 Degrees Coaching. Don't let your backstory dictate your future. Contact James today to find out more about...

Duration:00:13:14

Stepping up – Martin and Mo

3/19/2018
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#02 - Stepping Up: Martin and Mo How far would you go to do the right thing? What does it mean to step up, to allow the course of your life to be changed completely? This week we hear from Martin and his partner Mo about how they stepped up to take on Martin's baby grandson and how others in turn helped them. We're delighted once again to be sponsored by 16 Degrees Coaching. Don't let your backstory dictate your future. Contact James today to find out more about leadership and career...

Duration:00:24:43

Backchat: Norman Lamb – the personal and political

3/16/2018
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Hi and welcome to Backchat, where Suzy and Claire talk about the latest episode of The Backstory. This week we're talking about Norman Lamb - the personal and political (Season 2 ep 1). Join us as we ramble on about confidence and how to get it, cycling and why we're definitely not psychopaths.

Duration:00:12:27

Norman Lamb – the personal and political

3/12/2018
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#1 Norman Lamb - the personal and political Welcome back to Season 2. We're kicking off with Norman Lamb, Lib Dem MP and former care minister. Norman has spoken openly about his own family's mental health and we wanted to know whether these experiences had influenced his career. We return to the subject of OCD and Norman talks about the impact of his sister killing herself in 2015. We also talk confidence, compromise and coalition. We're delighted once again to be sponsored by 16 Degrees...

Duration:00:26:19

backstory backchat #4

12/21/2017
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In this, our final podcast of Season 1, Claire and Suzy talk about 'Blood, sweat and trauma' (Season 1 Episode 8) and Lotty's traumatic experience following the birth of her daughter. Keep us in your feed as we'll be back in 2018 with more docupods telling stories that we think are worth listening to. We're proud to be sponsored by Farmdrop - the ethical grocer that brings the farmers' market to your door. Use promo code BACKSTORY to get £25 off your first £50 order.

Duration:00:11:10

#8 – Birth, sweat and trauma

12/18/2017
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#08 - Birth, sweat and trauma What happens when the birth of your baby, that long-awaited happy event, leaves you traumatised? How do you manage when it feels as though every other new mum is coping and you're struggling just to get through the day? Lotty speaks out about her experience of having her daughter, 7-month old Daisy and how the series of traumatic events she experienced will have lifelong consequences for her and her family. We're proud to be sponsored by Farmdrop - the ethical...

Duration:00:32:54

backstory backchat #3

12/7/2017
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In today's backchat Claire and Suzy talk about 'What are the chances?' (Season 1, ep 7)and discuss the unique friendship that Zoe and Emma have, and what's important in friendship in general. And glitter poo, of course. We're proud to be sponsored by Farmdrop - the ethical grocer that brings the farmers' market to your door. Use promo code BACKSTORY to get £25 off your first £50 order.

Duration:00:11:38

#7 – What are the chances?

12/4/2017
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Emma and Zoe had baby boys a few months apart with Down’s Syndrome which was undiagnosed before birth - quite a rare event these days. It turned out that they had older boys at the same school and when a mutual friend introduced them - to their surprise they got on! On talking with them Claire realised their backstories perhaps explained this remarkable friendship and a philosophy that has built up between them which helps them create a positive future for their sons.

Duration:00:33:05