3 Reasons Why Pornography Is An Abuse Issue

3 Reasons Why Pornography Is An Abuse Issue

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.

“I Suddenly Realized I Was Being Abused!”

“I Suddenly Realized I Was Being Abused!”

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 Is The Difference Between Benchmarks And Boundaries?

What Is The Difference Between Benchmarks And Boundaries?

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.

What Is In-Home Separation And How Can It Help Me?

What Is In-Home Separation And How Can It Help Me?

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.

The Best Resources for Wives of Sex Addicts

The Best Resources for Wives of Sex Addicts

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 Can It Heal Trauma?

What Is Guided Meditation And Can It Heal Trauma?

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.

What Is Grooming And Why It Is Dangerous?

What Is Grooming And Why It Is Dangerous?

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.

Pornography Is A Human Rights Issue

Pornography Is A Human Rights Issue

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.

Joining Advocacy To End Sexual Exploitation

Joining Advocacy To End Sexual Exploitation

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.

I Was A Victim Of Domestic Abuse And Everyone Blamed Me

I Was A Victim Of Domestic Abuse And Everyone Blamed Me

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.

Why Body Image Issues Hurt So Deeply

Why Body Image Issues Hurt So Deeply

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.

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