In this interview with executive director of ARMS, Stacey Womack, we talk about how survivors are often starved for affection. They’ve been told they aren’t worth much, and others have not only NOT loved survivors well, but they have actually sucked survivors dry. This leaves them emotionally emaciated. What do they need to be nourished with affection again?
Conflict is part of every relationship. So how do you know the conflict you're experiencing is destructive? Rachel and Natalie talk about identifying abuse in the back and forth drama of being treated "nice" one day and poorly the next. The Flying Free YouTube channel...
Come learn a game especially designed for adults who have to deal with children in adult bodies on a regular basis.
Join me in a conversation with author Cherilyn Christen Clough about the complexities of dealing with narcissistic religious abuse in your family of origin.
Natalie and Rachel answer two listener questions. 1. Help! I’m divorced and I don’t want to be single forever! 2. Yikes! My husband says I’m the narcissist! What if he is right? We want to set your fears to rest in this episode!
When a hurting woman finally puts herself in the vulnerable position of reaching out for help from her church, she often experiences one of the most egregious, shocking, and damaging phases of her journey: rejection and vilification from her church family.
The body of Christ has to wake up to the fact that goodwill is not a guarantee simply because there is a legal marriage contract in place. Hard-hearted abusers do not possess goodwill toward their spouse. They know only their own will, and that is the god they serve.
Emotional abusers write confusing, passive aggressive letters to their targets. Let’s analyze one so we can find the mouse turd at the bottom of the lemonade.
Today we’ll meet an emotional abuse survivor who has perfectly captured the dynamic of covert abuse in an incredible poem. After she reads her poem, we’ll talk with her about how she was able to realize her confusing experience was abusive.