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May 17th, 2019 — Episode 19 - Sacred Self-Care with Sarah McDugal
May 10th, 2019 — Episode 18 - Forgiving Abusers and Healing Raw Emotions
May 7th, 2019 — Christians Say the Darndest Things (A Series of Unfortunate Cliches) - 01
May 2nd, 2019 — Episode 17 - What Does Surrendering to God Look Like in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship?
Apr 29th, 2019 — A Week in the Life of an Emotional Abuse Survivor
Apr 25th, 2019 — Episode 16 - The Burden of Having to Be Perfect
Apr 18th, 2019 — Episode 15 - Dealing with an Overwhelming Workload and No Support
Apr 17th, 2019 — A Thank You Letter to the False Church (and one for the True Church too)
Apr 9th, 2019 — Episode 14 - Four Things You Need to Know to Make Good Decisions for Yourself
Apr 3rd, 2019 — Episode 13 - What Happens When You Set Boundaries?
Apr 1st, 2019 — A Glass of Lemonade with a Mouse Turd at the Bottom
Mar 26th, 2019 — Episode 12 - Defining and Setting Boundaries
Mar 19th, 2019 — Episode 11 - Emotional Abuse Q&A
Mar 18th, 2019 — A New Satire Series (Because We all Need to Laugh at the Insanity of Abuse Sometimes)
Mar 11th, 2019 — Episode 10 - What to Look for in a Counselor
Feb 20th, 2019 — Episode 9: Divorce and Remarriage in the Bible with Cindy Burrell
Feb 13th, 2019 — Episode 8: Strategies for Coping with Emotional Abuse
Feb 12th, 2019 — When the Queen Gets Rejected (A Story to Help You See Who You Really Are!)
Feb 6th, 2019 — Episode 7: Without This One Thing, Your Relationship Can't be Healthy
Jan 29th, 2019 — Episode 6: The Insanity of Relationships with Fools
Jan 23rd, 2019 — Episode 5: Spiritual Abuse in the Church—Interview with Jimmy Hinton
Jan 16th, 2019 — Episode 4: Is Suffering One of God's Purposes in Marriage?
Jan 9th, 2019 — Episode 3: What is at the Root of Abuse in the Home and Church?
Dec 29th, 2018 — Episode 2: The One Question to Ask Yourself in 2019
Dec 29th, 2018 — Episode 1: How Can You Tell if Your Abusive Partner Has Changed? Interview with Bob Hamp - 001
Dec 13th, 2018 — Why Abuse Flourishes in Some "Christian" Marriages (and Churches Too!)
Nov 30th, 2018 — Should You Stay or Should You Go? (How to Make a Good Decision!)
Nov 21st, 2018 — Divorced or Separated (or maybe just lonely)? Take These Four Truths Into Your Holiday Season
Nov 14th, 2018 — Why Partnership is the Key to a Healthy Marriage (and what to do if you don't have one!)
Oct 10th, 2018 — Taking Care of Yourself Honors Your Creator
Sep 30th, 2018 — How Tolerating the Disapproval of People Sets You Free
Sep 20th, 2018 — Learn to Advocate for Yourself (and How This is Key to Your Healing!)
Sep 16th, 2018 — How Fake Christianity (False Piety) is Destructive
Aug 29th, 2018 — What Does God Say About Emotional Abuse?
Jun 11th, 2018 — The Crazy Things Your Pastor or Bible Counselor Told You to Do In Your Abusive Relationship
Apr 26th, 2018 — You've Got Ten Strengths That Will Help You Find Freedom
Apr 19th, 2018 — What Kind of Woman Does an Abusive Man Go For?
Apr 12th, 2018 — Three Things I'd Do Differently When Leaving My Emotionally Abusive Marriage
Apr 6th, 2018 — Divorce is Like Death
Mar 29th, 2018 — How to Know if Your Marriage Crosses the Line From Normal to Abusive
Mar 2nd, 2018 — Seven Predictable Things Your Emotional Abuser Does When You Set Boundaries
Feb 25th, 2018 — Bethlehem Baptist Church Is Not a Safe Church for Women in Emotionally Abusive Relationships
Feb 17th, 2018 — Desiringgod.org Blames Women for "Marriages Made in Hell"
Feb 7th, 2018 — Spiritual Abuse is Using the Bible as a Weapon of Control
Jan 30th, 2018 — Message to a Baptist Church: You Preached Death to the Hearts of One Hundred Women Today
Jan 29th, 2018 — The Grace of Jesus is for You Regardless of Your Marital Status
Jan 25th, 2018 — What is Covert Emotional Domestic Abuse?
Jan 9th, 2018 — Linking Arms to STOP the Emotional and Spiritual Abuse of Women of Faith
Jan 3rd, 2018 — Why Emotional and Spiritual Abuse Causes C-PTSD
Dec 19th, 2017 — Complementarian vs. Egalitarian
Nov 16th, 2017 — Dealing with Anger Over Hurt (and What Forgiveness is Really About!)
Oct 26th, 2017 — A Story about Sheep, Wolves, Hired Hands, and a Shepherd
Sep 19th, 2017 — Four Ways to Respond to Emotional Abuse
Aug 8th, 2017 — What Would "They" Say if You Were Married to This?
Jul 27th, 2017 — Ten Steps Out Of Relationship Hell
Jul 12th, 2017 — How Emotionally Abusive Men Are Like Six-Year-Old Bullies
Jun 29th, 2017 — Was it Really That Bad? And Maybe He'll Change?
May 24th, 2017 — What Does Love Look Like When You're Married to an Emotionally Abusive Spouse?
Apr 22nd, 2017 — Does Decision Making Paralyze You?
Mar 20th, 2017 — The Secret to Tolerating Disapproval
Mar 12th, 2017 — What You Need to Know to Break Free From the Oppression of Patriarchy
Feb 26th, 2017 — Three Ways to Reinforce Your "No" With a Destructive Partner
Feb 15th, 2017 — How Will You Know Your Relationship is Over?
Feb 9th, 2017 — Ten Women Who Got Out
Feb 2nd, 2017 — Why You SHOULD Have Trust Issues!
Jan 21st, 2017 — Who Burned the House Down?
Jan 18th, 2017 — Where Does God Fit Into My Toxic Marriage?
Jan 7th, 2017 — How to Go From Crawling to Flying After Living with Emotional and Spiritual Abuse
Jan 1st, 2017 — When Right is Wrong and Wrong is Right
Jul 24th, 2016 — When You are Erased
Jul 21st, 2016 — A Twist on the Good Samaritan
Apr 18th, 2016 — The "God Hates Divorce" Lie
Apr 15th, 2016 — Why It's Normal for Emotional Abuse Targets to be Angry
Mar 21st, 2016 — Three Things to Put in Writing (and Three Reasons Why)
Mar 11th, 2016 — Rushing Reconciliation is Rarely Rewarding
Mar 8th, 2016 — How Can You Tell if Someone is Sorry - For Real?
Mar 3rd, 2016 — To Forgive Doesn't Automatically Mean To Reconcile
Feb 25th, 2016 — Misogyny: An Epidemic From Hell
Feb 18th, 2016 — The One Sure Sign You are in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship
Feb 9th, 2016 — Three Nasty Things (some) Women are Saying About Naghmeh
Feb 5th, 2016 — Deliver Us From Evil
Dec 22nd, 2015 — I Don't Pray My Kids Will Do Great Things for God Anymore
Oct 23rd, 2015 — Seven Ways to Love Difficult People
Oct 21st, 2015 — How Can We Be Loving Without Being Manipulated?
Oct 16th, 2015 — Three Things You Should Know About Healthy Boundaries
Sep 14th, 2015 — The Temptation to Self-Harm by Cutting
Apr 14th, 2015 — How God's Word to Everyone Becomes Personal to Me
Mar 6th, 2015 — Do Women Get Mail From God?
Mar 3rd, 2015 — Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
Feb 17th, 2015 — Deal Breakers: Advice to Single Women
Oct 9th, 2014 — Help! Conversations with a Fool Go Nowhere!
Sep 30th, 2014 — How Do You Know if Someone You Care About is a Fool?
Sep 24th, 2014 — How to Relate to a Fool
Aug 11th, 2014 — Confused About Submission? Some Clarification!
Aug 7th, 2014 — What to Do with the Fools and Pharisees in Your Life
Jul 28th, 2014 — Should Christian Wives Submit to Husbands No Matter What? Part Three
Jul 23rd, 2014 — Should Women Submit No Matter What? (Part Two)
Jul 21st, 2014 — Should Christian Wives Submit to Husbands No Matter What? (Part One)
Jul 17th, 2014 — The Role of Women in Their Own Destruction
Jun 19th, 2014 — Am I Being Selfish to Meet My Needs?
Apr 3rd, 2014 — Living with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse
Oct 4th, 2013 — The Emotionally Destructive Marriage: A Review
Nov 9th, 2012 — Got Poked in the Eye by Accidental Pharisees
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