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.
You’ve just learned about the lies. The betrayals. The discoveries. You are experiencing a flood of emotions, from confusion to anger to sadness to disbelief. You feel lost and devastated. Everything is foggy. What do you do now? What is your next step? Anne covers our popular and helpful checklist in this episode. Learn what to do next and how to engage in your own healing after betrayal trauma.
Many women do not realize the situation they are in is actually abusive. When they do realize it is an abusive cycle and they start setting boundaries, in some cases, the abuse by their husband or partner escalates. Their own trauma also increases because they understand what is happening.
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 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.
What is Post Betrayal Transformation? What is Post Betrayal Syndrome? Dr. Debi Silber joins Anne to speak about her research regarding the stages of betrayal trauma and how women can come out of betrayal trauma with transformation.
After praying for years to know the truth, Laurie got a direct answer from God.
What should you do if you suspect that your husband is gay? What does it mean if a man is married to a woman but has same sex attraction to other men?
Learn why intimate deception is so hurtful and how to help heal from the pain.
Anne talks with Amy Kate about the chaos and horror of living with an active pornography addict.
One woman’s story about discovering her husband’s lies.