Super Girl - Strange Visitor From Another Planet

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Title: Super Girl - Strange Visitor From Another Planet

Series Identifier: Season 1, Episode 11

Format: TV/Video

Genre:

  • Superheroes

Conversation Topic:

  • Boundaries
  • Difficult emotions
  • Family
  • Feeling alone
  • Guilt
  • Honesty/Lies
  • Moral dilemma
  • Redemption
  • Resilience
  • Revenge
  • Strong female role models

Relatable Experience:

  • Death
  • Making Others Worry
  • Loss (other than death)
  • Trauma

Insights:

  • Analogous to Holocaust and shows examples of survivor’s guilt. - “There is no shame in surviving.”
  • Example of narrative bringing bottled up emotions to the surface. - “When I lost my world, it left a hole. You have to fill it, not make it deeper.”
  • Possible connections between Kara’s need to save everyone and therapists/first responders/trauma worker’s burnout and compassion fatigue. - “You need to have boundaries. You can’t save everyone all of the time.”
  • Alex pushes Kara to take care of herself and have fun.

Anecdotes:

  • [Share a real experience about using this content or how it helped you or someone you know.]

Link to Content: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strange_Visitor_From_Another_Planet