Tagged: spiritual abuse

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Little Black/White Lie

Humans use story to understand and make meaning of their existence. Sometimes life happens in a way that shakes your foundational paradigms and they crumble, as mine did. As a Mormon child, the theoretical...

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Living with a Pedophile: My Story of Trauma and Abuse

(Trigger warning for violence, sexual, physical, emotional, and spiritual abuse.) I am an abuse survivor.  When I was a child, I was exposed to a pedophile.  Then the pedophile used my body repeatedly, rendering...

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Guest Post: How Well Does the Church Handle Abuse?

butterfly on heliotrope Originally uploaded by pilgrimgirl  by kmillecam It took me until I was 18 and had moved out of my house to finally wander my way into the Counseling Center at BYU....