Episode 18

Trauma and Intimacy

In this episode of Uncomfortable, I chat with Vancouver writer Peggy Liu. Peggy and I discuss how childhood trauma and learned behaviours can affect intimacy and vulnerability in relationships. 

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Host: Debbie Roche

Guest: Peggy Liu

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About This Episode

About Peggy:

Peggy is a writer, story-teller, self-proclaimed bibliophile, and mediocre advice-giver. When she isn’t digging her way to the bottom of a peanut butter jar or walking around Vancouver with her camera, she’s analyzing and over-analyzing relationship dynamics, cognitive and behavioural patterns, as well as her life choices. She recently completed her undergrad in English Literature at UBC, where she was a mental health columnist for the student newspaper, The Ubyssey. You can find her Mind Your Mind articles on The Ubyssey blog. She’s currently working on her first book, to be finished when she can stop overthinking her ideas!

I hope that you enjoy our conversation but do note that there is some adult language so when listening, it’s best to pop on those headphones!

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Episode 18 Show Notes

Book Recommendation:

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find–and Keep–Love by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller

Vulnerability & Relationships:

The Power of Vulnerability – Brené Brown
HealthyPlace.com – Relationships Community
Bustle.com – Relationships

Mental Health Resources:

BC Association of Clinical Counsellors
Canadian Mental Health Association
Jericho Counselling
LifeLine Canada Foundation

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