Explosive Family Secrets & Stories
How are you processing the explosive family secrets and stories you uncover through genealogical or military research or family storytelling around the dining room table?
Imagine you are all comfy and cozy on the sofa under a warm blanket watching one of the genealogy TV shows like Finding Your Roots, and all of a sudden the host informs the celebrity of a shocking family secret! You gasp and sit up focusing more on the TV and what was just said as you try to process this new information. Thoughts race through your mind like, ‘How could that have happened,’ or ‘what does the celebrity think of that?’ or ‘holy fudgesicles that same thing happened in my family!’
Do you become so emotionally invested that you race to look at your own family tree and start researching when the episode ends? Do you pick up the phone and call your mom and start asking questions in an attempt to uncover some shocking family secret of your own?
Have you noticed how the show’s producers will provide just enough shocking detail to keep the audience interested and invite them to watch more or start their own family history research? Have you ever then wondered if the show's guests are given mental health or spiritual tools to help them sort out and process what they learned in those shocking moments about their ancestors?
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