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.
We hear about victim blaming, but what is it? Women who have been lied to, manipulated, and abused in their relationship are blamed for these things. Anne speaks with Jean, BTR Coach, about how to recognize and respond to victim blaming.
A woman growing up in today’s society is likely to have body image issues. With the media, consumers are inundated with the definition that the media gives us for beauty. Anne speaks with BTR Coach Jean regarding understanding body image issues and how to heal from the pain.
After betrayal trauma, many women still feel unsafe, traumatized, and misunderstood. Betrayal Trauma Recovery Group can help empower women to heal and find hope. Our amazing clients share their testimonials of Betrayal Trauma Recovery Group and the services BTR provides.
Triggers happen to all of us. Especially after experiencing a life-changing situation of betrayal and the trauma that comes with it. Anne speaks with Kathy Kinghorn, LCSW, on ways to handle triggers. What are the best ways to handle triggers? What are the best questions to ask ourselves as we move through the stages of grief and healing? What should we avoid?
Anne sits down with therapist Ana Marquez, who helps us learn what we should hear from our husband’s therapist. What is important to ask as we interview our husband’s therapist? What should they know about abuse and trauma? Is there red flags that we should look out for when it comes to our husband’s therapist?
Is pornography use really adultery? Does it equate to cheating within a committed relationship? What does virtual sex even mean? Generally, when we talk about virtual sex, we are meaning the use pornography coupled with arousal and masturbation for the viewer of it. Anne and her mother sit down to talk about their thoughts surrounding pornography as adultery.
Anne speaks about legitimate anger and what it means and looks like, and even why it is ok. Anger can help women set boundaries and find safety and peace in the midst of trauma and turmoil.
Anne speaks with Chaena, author of The Value in Violation, who shares her thoughts on the empowerment survivors gain from the culture of Me-Too and how pain can be transformed into power.
Join Anne as she interviews Wendy, survivor of marital rape. Listen to how this experience has impacted Wendy’s life. Gain valuable information about wife rape and sexual assault within marriage. Learn why this is so damaging and harmful to victims.
Anne speaks with BTR coach Joi about the benefits of Betrayal Trauma Recovery Group and how it can provide connection for women at any point in their journey to healing. BTRG can help foster connection with other women who know and who have been through the pain and anguish to the other side of healing.
Anne speaks with Dr. Omar Minwalla about his work in implementing the trauma model to treat partners of sexual betrayal. Dr. Minwalla explains the problems with the traditional sex addiction model.
The holidays can be a point of difficulty for many. Old memories, lost relationships, and feelings of longing and sadness can set in. BTR would like to offer hope, in the face of trials this season by sharing some wisdom from the scriptures.