Letting Go of the Pain

July 11, 2016
Hosted by Michaelene Fredenburg with Co-Host Skyler Christensen

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Episode Description

For those grieving a loss due to abortion, making the decision to let go of the pain is an important step in the healing process. Letting go of the pain does not mean that healing is finished and that everything is as it should be, but it does mean making an intentional decision to heal. Taking this step, however, is not as easy as it may seem. In this episode Michaelene and Skyler will discuss the significance of making the decision to let go of the pain and to continue the process of healing. They will also speak about the various aspects that can make this decision difficult to make.

Life After Abortion

Life After Abortion

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Life After Abortion is designed to open up a conversation about the variety of ways abortion can impact the lives of men, women, family members and friends who have experienced it. Hosts Michaelene Fredenburg and Skyler Christensen, along with their guests, will gently delve into the silent pain that can accompany reproductive grief and loss. In addition to gaining insight into the healing process, listeners will be given practical tools to best care for hurting family members and friends. Show segments include “I Care Tips,” resource highlights, question of the week and featured topics such as reproductive trauma, disenfranchised grief, healing models and safe place language.

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Michaelene Fredenburg with Co-Host Skyler Christensen

Michaelene Fredenburg with Co-Host Skyler Christensen

Michaelene Fredenburg is an author and frequent speaker at universities and events. With 25 years of experience in the area of after abortion care and healing, she has written numerous articles about reproductive grief and loss. Michaelene has participated in over 100 radio and television programs. She has also advocated before United States House and Senate Committee hearings about the need for studies that evaluate the emotional and physical impact of all pregnancy outcomes, and has presented to physician delegates from Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan through the State Department’s International Visitors Program. She is the founder of the Abortion Changes You outreach, which is designed to help hurting men and women who have been touched by abortion.

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