Nov. 16, 2022
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.
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