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Military Sexual Trauma (Part IV) – Honor Parrish

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The conclusion to this provocative and engaging series on MST, is wrapped up with special guest Honor Parrish, CEO of UTRAVEL 24/7/365 INC., "Trailblazer & USN Hidden Figure", Honor joins host, Michelle Poitier in a very difficult recounting of her MST experience, what it did to her and the subsequent effects that debilitated her on emotional, physical and spiritual levels. In all of this, 24 years later - still seeking justice for what
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Military Sexual Trauma – Shawnda Roberts

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Continuing our series on Military Sexual Trauma (MST), host Michelle Poitier sits down with active duty, U.S> Army servicewoman, Shawnda Roberts, as she shares her life-altering encounter with fellow U.S. Army servicemen, who sexually assaulted her, her on-going journey through a violently traumatic episode, and how she has gone from an MST survivor to a victor over her circumstances. As an active duty servicewoman, Shawnda Roberts offers a perspective on MST trauma that is
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Military Sexual Trauma Part II – Dee Quaranta, U.S. Air Force

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MST is a leading contributor to the high suicide rates among women veterans, currently 2x - 5x higher than that of men. Dee Quaranta, CEO & Founder of "Northeast Florida Women Veterans" and U.S. Air Force veteran, shares her experience on the hidden dangers of MST, and how women suffering from MST have been poorly treated and diagnosed by the VA, and how MST manifests in women, who struggle to deal with their trauma.
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“MST (Military Sexual Trauma)”

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MST and PTSD are the highest leading causes of suicide among female veterans. "Michelle Speakz" host, U.S. Navy Veteran, and MST survivor, Michelle Poitier shares her history of battling MST, the tremendous cost it had on her relationships at home, in marriage and being socially engaged. Michelle helps other heal these days, but it wasn't always like that. Through her own accounts, you'll see what a victim sees, and out of it you'll
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“Female Manipulation”

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It's not always a good thing, nor is it always cute, that a woman leverages the affections of her mate, in order to get her way. In fact, U.S. Army special forces medic, and now a registered, marriage & family therapist, sits down with host, Michelle Poitier to discuss why female manipulation can often have unseen, damaging consequences ultimately destroying relationships. He explains that there is a poignant difference between making your case
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