Betrayal Trauma Recovery blog
Betrayal Trauma Recovery helps women establish safety from the pain, chaos, and isolation associated with their husband’s abuse: lying, gaslighting, manipulation, porn use, cheating, infidelity, emotional abuse, and narcissistic behaviors.
Explaining the effects of emotional and psychological abuse to someone else is nearly impossible, especially when you’re still trying to figure it out yourself! Anne Blythe presents Trauma Mama Husband Drama! Anne and Virginia talk about the process of writing the book and how it can help women get the help they need and heal.
Deep cuts, broken bones, broken hearts or hidden bruises, any of these can hurt again years after they’ve healed. Shannon Thomas talks about resurfacing trauma and what to do with it.
There are no physical bruises, scars, or blood, but the pain is real. Shannon Thomas talks about hidden abuses and the 6
Stages to Heal From Hidden Abuse.
Combined with beautiful illustrations by Cristalwolf Lobazul, Anne Blythe uses simple words and pictures to help explain the emotional and psychological abuse women experience as a result of their husband’s pornography use.
Divorce isn’t something any woman really wants, but sometimes it’s the best or safest option for an abused woman. Coach Debra talks about the 4 things you need to survive.
When a woman gets married, she imagines she’ll grow old with her husband. When she finds out she’s been betrayed and she’s being abused, shouldn’t she hope for the best? With safety as her number one priority, divorce might become a choice to make, but where does she start? Coach Debra, the newest BTR Coach, talks about how to prepare for divorce while hoping for the best.
Feeling safe isn’t just being free from physical harm, so what is it? Once you understand safety, you can set boundaries. What are boundaries? Anne Blythe introduces a simple, yet effective, way to think about boundaries that will leave you feeling like you can set boundaries so you can feel safe.
Is a healthy marriage possible after emotional abuse? BTR believes it is. James is back with Anne to continue talking about how Center for Peace has given him hope and started him down the path.
Can an abuser change? BTR believes all abusers can. Anne talks to James, a client of Center for Peace, an abuse cessation program, about how the program helped him see how he was hurting his family.
Boundaries. Everyone has them, they just don’t realize it. Some boundaries are healthy. Some aren’t. Some boundaries keep us safe. Some don’t. Some are easier to set and hold. Some are more difficult. When an emotional abuse victim first learns about boundaries, she...
During this crisis, it’s important to remember that one out of three women are in an abusive relationship or has experienced abuse in her lifetime. For women in emotionally or psychologically abusive relationships who aren’t aware of their situation, a time like this...
When emotional abuse leaves you feeling lost in the darkness, where do you turn for comfort and peace? Anne shares how the scriptures and God helps her.