Season One, Episode One. 

This episode focuses on the tale of Hannah who navigates through an emotionally abusive relationship, its end and the aftermath from her perspective


Hannah's Tale

The podcast episode includes psychological concepts and societal issues such as love bombing, emotional manipulation, financial control and the importance of self-reflection. Hannah discusses the disturbing practices within her relationship, figuring out how to leave, navigating her financial situation, coping with the single parenthood aftermath and learning from a subsequent troubled relationship.  


  • For domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service support reach out to 1800RESPECT via phone on 1800 737 732 and online at www.1800respect.org.au  
  • If you are someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or in need of psychological support reach out to LifeLine on 13 11 44 or visit www.lifeline.org.au  

Source Material:

  • “Why Does He Do That? Inside the Mind of Angry and Controlling Men” By Lundy Bancroft (2003 edition) available on Amazon.com 

Have a Split Tale?

get in touch & share

Split Tales is intended for a mature audience. Episodes discuss topics that can be disturbing including graphic depictions of domestic violence, including emotional, physical and sexual violence, discussions of mental health, addictions and suicide. There is also course language. In some episodes, names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals. The host is not a therapist, doctor or lawyer and opinions expressed from guests on the show are their own and don’t necessarily represent Leah’s views or the views of Split Tales.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *