Published September 2023 on Spotfiy

889: Win Against Addiction Uncovers Old Afflictions | Feedback Friday

1. Introduction

Join Jordan and Gabriel for a lively episode of Feedback Friday, sponsored by Airbnb. They discuss the possibility of hosting on Airbnb and share amusing anecdotes, all while offering practical advice and engaging with listener letters. Get ready for a dose of insights and laughter!+

2. Unpredictable Conversations

Jordan and Gabriel discuss the unpredictable nature of their show and how it can't be easily categorized. They touch on the mixed reviews they receive and the importance of taking responsibility for one's life.+

3. Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction:Gabriel shares his journey of overcoming addiction and the guilt he carries from stealing money from his family's business. Jordan provides support and understanding, highlighting the common struggles faced by those in recovery.+
Childhood Trauma and Addiction:Gabriel opens up about the traumatic experiences he endured as a child, including bullying and mistreatment by his parents. Jordan expresses his shock and empathy, recognizing the lasting impact of such experiences. The conversation sheds light on the connection between childhood trauma and addiction, providing valuable insights into Gabriel's journey.+
Unpacking Childhood Trauma:Gabriel shares his struggle with his parents' neglect and the impact it had on his life, questioning if his stealing was a way to seek revenge. Jordan empathizes with Gabriel's pain and encourages him to explore the layers of his story to find answers and healing.+
Troubled Family Dynamics:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the complex dynamics of a troubled family, exploring the impact of abuse and bullying on the children involved. They question whether forgiveness is truly justified or if it's a way of diminishing the severity of the parents' actions.+
Unaddressed Pain:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the complex emotions surrounding unaddressed pain, as they analyze a letter from a former drug user who struggles with his relationship with his parents. They explore the possibility of internalized blame, the need for apology, and the potential for healing through open communication.+
Healing Family Wounds:Gabriel and Jordan explore the complexities of a son's hesitation to confront his mother about past pain, highlighting the importance of vulnerability and difficult conversations in the journey towards healing.+
Understanding Childhood Anger:Gabriel and Jordan explore the complex relationship between childhood experiences, addiction, and stealing. They discuss the role of anger and shifting blame, emphasizing the importance of acknowledging the impact of the past without justifying harmful behavior.+
Healing Through Apology:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the power of a meaningful apology as they explore the complex situation of a listener who stole from his parents due to addiction. They delve into the importance of acknowledging past mistakes, taking responsibility, and seeking forgiveness as a means of healing wounds and rebuilding relationships.+
Healing Family Wounds:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the power of a sincere apology in healing family wounds, particularly in the context of addiction and the financial strain it can cause. They emphasize the importance of taking accountability and avoiding excuses, while acknowledging the growth and understanding that comes with overcoming addiction.+

4. Sponsors

Healing Through Apology:Jordan discusses the power of apology in healing relationships and addressing childhood trauma caused by addiction. He emphasizes the importance of taking the time to work through these issues and how an apology can bring people closer together. Plus, a sponsorship message about a game-changing solution for jet lag.+
Therapy as Personal Coaching:Explore the benefits of therapy as a personal coach, debunking the stigma surrounding it. Jordan shares his own experience with therapy during a challenging time and highlights the value it brought to his life. Discover BetterHelp, an online therapy platform, offering convenience and a personalized approach to mental well-being.+

5. Navigating Infidelity

Navigating Infidelity:Gabriel shares his heartbreaking experience of discovering his girlfriend's infidelity and his struggle to decide whether to forgive and trust her again.+
Coping with Infidelity:Discover how to navigate the intense emotions and conflicting desires that arise when a partner cheats, and gain insights into responding to the pain and suffering caused by infidelity.+
Questioning Relationship, Emotional Impact:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the emotional impact of a partner's actions on a relationship and how it can lead to questioning the decision to end the relationship. They advise taking time apart to gain clarity and process emotions, while acknowledging the difficulty of mourning the loss of the relationship and confronting uncertainty.+
Navigating Infidelity:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the complexities of dealing with infidelity in a relationship, exploring the potential for growth and healing, as well as the possibility of irreparable damage. They offer insights on forgiveness, trust, and the importance of open communication in moving forward.+
Navigating Heartbreak:Gabriel and Jordan discuss the pain of heartbreak and the importance of self-reflection and communication in navigating through it. They offer insights and hope for healing and growth.+

6. Cybersecurity Fallout

Cybersecurity Breach Fallout:Gabriel shares his frustrating experience with a law firm's cybersecurity breach and the firm's refusal to communicate. Jordan seeks legal advice from attorney Corbin Payne, who confirms the firm's lack of cooperation and explores possible sources of the leaked information.+
Breach of Client Confidentiality:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the implications of a law firm's breach of client confidentiality, including the potential legal actions that can be taken and the importance of hiring a class action lawyer. They also explore the option of reporting the firm to Ohio's Board of Professional Conduct.+

7. Sponsors

Dealing with Data Breaches:Learn about the options available when dealing with data breaches and how SimpliSafe can provide proactive defense for your home.+
Unique Airbnb Experiences:Discover the benefits of staying at Airbnbs, from personalized recommendations to unique amenities, and learn how hosting can help you make extra money. Title: Transform Your Fitness Routine Topics: Online training, Fitness Summary: Jordan shares his personal experience with online fitness training and how it has improved his flexibility, strength, and overall health. Get a free trial and special offer from Workout Wrk o u Title: Support the Show and Get Deals Topics: Sponsor support, Deals Summary: Find out how you can support the podcast and access exclusive deals, discount codes, and more at Thank you for your support! Title: Feedback Friday Q&A Topics: Advice, Support Summary: Join Jordan and Gabe for another insightful Feedback Friday episode, where they provide valuable advice to listeners' questions.+

8. Family Betrayal

Family Betrayal:Gabriel shares the heartbreaking story of how his stepdad's actions tore their family apart and threatened their martial arts business. Despite offering compromises, Gabriel is left wondering if he should cut ties completely or continue trying to salvage their relationship. A compelling tale of resilience and navigating family dynamics.+
Unnecessary Family Drama:A thoughtful and responsible guy finds himself in a messy situation with his stepdad over their family business. The stepdad's actions seem unnecessary and driven by greed, leading to emotional warfare and extortion. Insights from the hosts shed light on the dynamics at play and offer relatable anecdotes.+
Karate Dojo Drama:Gabriel and Jordan discuss the intense drama surrounding a family-owned karate dojo, comparing it to the popular TV show Cobra Kai. They reflect on their own experiences in the world of karate and share some wild stories.+

9. Complexities Unveiled

Martial Arts, Family Drama:Jordan and Gabriel discuss the complexities of martial arts and family dynamics, exploring the story of a stepdad's questionable actions and the impact on a business. They provide insights on handling difficult relationships and legal considerations.+
Dealing with a Manipulative Stepdad:Jordan and Gabriel discuss how to handle a manipulative stepdad who is trying to extort money and damage a business. They emphasize the importance of standing up for oneself, setting boundaries, and focusing on personal growth and success.+

10. Balancing Profit and Morality

Balancing Profit and Morality:Gabriel and Jordan discuss the struggle of finding a balance between profit and morality within organizations, acknowledging that all companies exist to turn a profit, but also recognizing the importance of company values in creating a better work environment.+
Finding Meaning in the Workplace:Jordan discusses the importance of finding a balance between idealism and realism in the workplace, emphasizing the need to align with a company that shares your values and treats its employees well. He encourages listeners to be passionate about making a difference while being realistic about the challenges of the corporate world.+

11. Outro

Discover the power of networking and how it can enhance your career and personal life. Jordan Harbinger shares insights on the importance of building a strong network and how it can lead to opportunities and happiness.+