When a woman finds out her life has been a lie, it changes everything. Find out how Julianne Cusick is using her experience from 25 years ago to help other women heal from betrayal and abuse.
The damage an abuser causes seems beyond repair, so when he starts to change, how does he make amends. Anne continues her discussion with two abusers about making a living amends, what it looks like, and how boundaries are vital.
Being married to a narcissist is difficult, but the damage it can do to a child is long-lasting. Learn 5 ways Rose is trying to help her children heal from the affects of their father’s narcissistic abuse.
Some women choose to stay in a marriage with a narcissist. How can they survive it? Can they survive it? Anne and Dr. Durvasula talk about survival tips for women who choose to stay.
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.
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.
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.
With so much talk about the sex-positive movement, it is easy to become confused and question what position to stand on as feminists. Anne sits down with Jessica Skye Barr, from Culture Reframed, to discuss why pornography is a feminist issue.
Teens are driving, dating and having experiences that help them mature and grow. But what happens if they experience an abusive relationship? Anne interviews Sid, daughter of the founder of Educate and Empower Kids, a non-profit that provides education for parents to teach their kids great online habits and healthy ways of interacting with each other, as she shares her experience with dating abuse.
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.