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The Absent Father Wound - Daria Polatin

By Paul Gilmartin

The award-winning playwright, t.v. writer (Jack Ryan)and author (Devil in Ohio) opens up about feeling abandoned by her father and the effect it has had on how she views herself, her place in it and the conscious decision she has made to become the hero of her own story by dealing with her fears of not being enough or taking chances. She shares about the catharsis of putting dark parts of herself in some of her characters and she and Paul talk about the awful feelings of jealousy or envy towards peers.  Photo by Elisabeth Caren. Devil in Ohio available on Amazon: Twitter: @DariaPolatin // Instagram: @DariaPolatin // Facebook: @dariapolatinauthor //   This ep is sponsored by BetterHelp online therapy.  To try a week of counseling for free go to  Must be 18 This ep is sponsored by ZipRecruiter.  To post jobs for free go to This ep is sponsored by Omaha Steaks.  Buy the Family Gift Pack for just $49.99 (that's 75% off) go to and use offer code MENTAL This episode is sponsored by the book Memory Rescue.  For more info go to   To become a monthly donor (and qualify for bonus content and goodies from Paul go to To make a one-time donations via Paypal go to Help the podcast by shopping (U.S. Canada and U.K.) with our podcast's Amazon link (it doesn't make your product any more expensive - even bookmark it!) To help fund Paul's next trip to record international guests, especially in Ireland, go to Follow Paul on Twitter and Instagram @mentalpod  

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