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Silent Waves
Maya Angelou once said, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." Silent Waves tells one true story led by 25-year-old Raquel O'Brien, as she attempts to liberate herself from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse and a father with a dark secret. To do so, she has raw, honest and open conversations with her family about the cataclysmic circumstances of their story for the first time... and all on tape.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 2,420 ratings
Moving and powerful
I am so glad I stumbled upon your podcast. It has been very emotionally moving for me, confronting and painful and raw with this beautiful undertone of knowing how much love and support there is between you (Raquel) and your family, and to know you have persevered through such trauma and pain to...Read full review »
reez_world via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/21/20
Impressive courage
I admire Raquel’s ability to honestly confront so much trauma head-on. She explains details so hard to navigate back through and does so in a way that is so eloquent, I had to remind myself she was only 25. The best and hardest part for me was her addressing how she had become implicit in the...Read full review »
Meow Along via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/17/20
Thank you
I can now understand and accept that what happened to me over 60 years ago was not my fault. Raquel has told her story in such way that for me it has been better than any of the therapy I have experienced. To date I have only ever been able to speak of my anger & the chaos in my life. Never...Read full review »
Ronnie & Reggie via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/12/20
Recent Episodes
Published 08/05/20
Rage lingers as a constant reminder of the trauma of Raquel’s childhood. She recognises that she is perpetuating a cycle of abuse, but before she can break it, she must face it.   SUBSCRIBE Subscribe on iTunes (
Published 11/25/19
Published 11/25/19
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