We Are Spiritual Abuse Survivors!

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by Paradise Recovered (I wrote this piece to honor those who have been hurt by high-demand churches and cults. I also wrote it for their loved ones, clergy, and therapists that they might understand how to handle us with care. Our experiences are unique, but much of the aftermath we experience can be similar. I hope this is helpful to someone. Peace, Andie Redwine) We are spiritual abuse survivors. To paraphrase the late Jan Groenveld, one of the pioneers in the spiritual abuse recovery movement, we believed a dangerous lie that closely resembled the truth. And we have paid dearly for that belief with the sacrifice of our very souls. Life can really be hard at times for human … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: Incongruous Circumspection

Incongruous Circumspection I am a 30 something husband of one and father of 6 dynamic and loud children. My wife and I are still madly in love – at least in my view. My world is exciting, tense, and full of life. I love to write and hope to one day, do it full time. – Incongruous Circumspection Snipped! by Incongruous Circumspection The Intro. (1) Mama (2) My Little Years (3) Marital Problems (4) The Freedom of Divorce (5) Theoretical Visitation Debunking the Fourteen Basic Needs of a Marriage: Introduction Part 1a | Part 1b | Part 1c | Part 1d | Part 2a | More by Incongruous Circumspection: The Formula Problem: Why Duggarizing Your Marriage is … [Read more...]


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