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Nov. 16, 2022

Unlearning Myself w/Shannon Payton

Unlearning Myself w/Shannon Payton

Shannon Payton, known as Shanny Pants by many, is…


Shannon Payton, known as Shanny Pants by many, is a content creator and podcaster living in Rocklin, California. Her podcast, The ShannyPants Show is currently in its second season. In her interview-style podcast, Shannon shares her struggles of growing up in a cult, battles through years of infertility that ended in a hysterectomy, and finally her journey to parenthood through foster care and adoption. Shannon has been a guest on The Kelly Clarkson show and has appeared on local TV show GoodDay Sacramento multiple times. She enjoys sharing the struggles of life in a humorous way as part of her self-prescribed therapy and through this, has connected with her fans. In this interesting conversation reflecting on Shannon's childhood in a small and restrictive church, Rachel points out the ways in which children raised in high-control groups are affected in the long run. Shannon details her time in the bible study-based cult, explaining the tension and fear she grew up with as well as the isolation she felt from her peers as a young woman. Before You Go: Rachel reiterates the importance of humor and self-expression for children growing up in high-control groups explaining how it helps develop a strong and healthy sense of self. Find more about Shannon here: https://shannypantsshow.com You can purchase Rachel's webinar series LIVING IN FREEDOM here: rachelbernsteintherapy.com/webinar.html Thanks to all of our newest Patreon supporters: Meldal-Johnsen, Cassilly, NATALIE FABERT, Michelle Downs, Leti A, Eva Baumgartner, Jen Jeske, and Sue Walsh! To help support the show monthly and get bonus episodes, shirts, and tote bags, please visit: www.patreon.com/indoctrination Prefer to support the IndoctriNation show with a one-time donation? Use this link: www.paypal.me/indoctrination You can always help the show for free by leaving a rating on Spotify or a review on Apple/ iTunes. It really helps the visibility of the show!