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The Good Baggage Podcast

Sep 19, 2023

For better or worse, one of the people most affected by our childhood difficulties, will be the person we marry.

In this episode we talk with my own wife, Sharon Miller, about her experience being married to an adult child of dysfunction. She shares how our relationship has been impacted by my childhood, how she has...

Sep 12, 2023

No one is born with good communication skills. It is something we all must learn. Since most of us are not taught to communicate well, we usually just repeat what we saw. 

For those of us who grew up in difficult circumstances, repeating what we saw most likely will not be good for our relationships. In this episode we...

Sep 5, 2023

Growing up in a dysfunctional context often causes us to bend our identity toward what will make us most acceptable and most pleasing to those more powerful than us. As children, this was necessary for our survival. But now as adults, people-pleasing is a prison. 

In this episode we talk with Karen Ehman, author of When...

Aug 29, 2023

As children, we unknowingly made commitments to ourselves of who we would be or who we'd never be, what we would do and what we'd never do.

These vows play out in every one of our relationships, and until we acknowledge and understand them, they will continue to wreak havoc in our lives. 

In this episode, we talk with...

Aug 22, 2023

Working through our own stories bears the fruit of healing, transformation, and calling. In this episode, I talk with Karrie Garcia, CEO of Freedom Movement, about the importance of understanding our stories and why our stories are working on us, whether we choose to work on them or not!