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.
What are benchmarks and how can we implement them in our healing and recovery? How are benchmarks different that boundaries? Are benchmarks an accurate measure of progress. Anne speaks with Lindsey, who has implemented an in home separation from her husband. They talk about what benchmarks to look for during the time of uncertainty.
We know about boundaries and how those boundaries can keep us safe, but do we know that boundaries can be look different depending on individual circumstances? What happens when a boundary for safety needs to be maintained, but a formal separation is not realistic? Many women are finding safety in setting in-home separation boundaries, which can both maintain safety and invite peace in to their lives with a porn addict. Anne speaks with Lindsey, a betrayed wife, about her decision to implement an in-home boundary.
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.
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.
Grooming is a term you should know. Similar to gaslighting, it is a tool used to exert control and power within an abusive relationship. But what is grooming? Is this a process that gradually happens? How can we recognize it? Does grooming begin very early on within a relationship? Join Anne, as she speaks with Rachel, to discuss grooming within abusive relationships. Learn what it looks like and how to spot it.
Is porn is human rights issue? Anne sits down with Dr. Gail Dines, Professor of Emeritus of Sociology, who shares her knowledge and views on porn, the sex industry, and our culture today. Learn why and how pornography contributes to the exploitation of women.
What can be done about the current climate of sexual exploitation? Are there organized efforts to end sexual exploitation? How can we be empowered to advocate for ending sexual exploitation? Anne speaks with Dawn, Executive Director of The National Center for Sexual Exploitation, to discuss ways that anyone can join the cause to end sexual exploitation.
Statistics estimate 1 in 4 women are victims of domestic violence. Anne speaks with June in this 3 part series on June’s experience with domestic abuse and violence in her home, betrayal by her husband, clergy abuse, and finding resiliency and hope amidst massive devastation and loss.
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.