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.
You’ve heard of the Abuse Cycle, but it feels more like a vortex. Sarah McDugal is back to talk about the chaotic cycle of abuse and what happens in each phase. Join Anne for this informative discussion.
Betrayal Trauma Recovery believes that pornography is abusive. While some experts still struggle to label it as abuse, there are many that agree. Anne speaks with Sarah McDugal, advocate and activist, who educates on domestic abuse and the dynamics involves in these relationships. Learn why she thinks pornography use is abuse.
Ever wonder what his recovery could look like? Jenn’s ex, John, shares what he does and how he’s trying to make restitution for the abuse. Anne speaks with both of them about their journey.
People often wonder why abused women stay with their abusers. Most often, they just don’t realize they’re being abused. One woman shares her story of how she realized it was happening to her. Anne, Founder of Betrayal Trauma Recovery, talks to Jenn, a Shero, about her...
What are benchmarks and how can they help with setting boundaries? Anne’s friend Lindsey is back to talk about how she uses benchmarks to set boundaries and how boundaries change as benchmarks are met or unmet.
What if our regular boundaries aren’t keeping us safe and we need to go a step further? One woman shares her experience with an in-home separation and learn 5 reasons to consider an in-home separation.
What are the best resources for wives of sexual addicts? It can be difficult to sort through the resources available after finding out about porn use, lies, manipulation, and infidelity. We’ve come up with a list of the best resources for wives of sexual addicts, so you can start with to help in your journey through healing. Join Anne, as she speaks with listener Lindsey, about the most helpful resources for wives of porn addicts.
The 12-step programs date back decades, with many people finding comfort, healing, and strength within the guiding principles. Here at Betrayal Trauma Recovery, we have highlighted and discussed some of the problematic principles with 12-step programs, but today, we are going to cover some of the helpful aspects to these programs and how they can provide hope and healing to someone who is suffering from betrayal trauma. Anne speaks with Lindsey, one of our listeners, who shares her reasons that she has found 12-step programs helpful in her healing from betrayal trauma.
What is co-dependency? How is it dangerous and weaponized within an abusive relationship? Is co-dependency dangerous during abuse? Learn more about how the co-dependency model is used by abusers to further abuse. Join Anne as she speaks with Melinda about her experience where co-dependency language was weaponized and used to abuse her within her former relationship.
What is guided meditation and how can it help heal trauma? Can guided meditation help with abuse? How does guided meditation help trauma survivors? Join Anne, as she speaks with Peggy about guided meditation. Peggy walks us through a session of guided meditation which is empowering.
Join Anne as she speaks with Peggy, Betrayal Trauma Recovery Coach, about the healing power of guided meditation. Learn how meditation can help heal from narcissistic abuse. Meditation can have many benefits when experiencing abusive situations. Meditation is a powerful tool in focusing on self-care and implementing boundaries and healing.
Here at Betrayal Trauma Recovery, we hear many stories of women facing unimaginable trauma centered around betrayal and emotional abuse by their partners. Today, we are sharing one of those stories with you. Peggy is a professional Betrayal Trauma Recovery Coach with 20 years of experience. Peggy experienced betrayal trauma when her husband told her he was leaving their long-term marriage to pursue his same-sex attraction.