Marriage to a narcissist is difficult. The divorce and custody battle that follow may seem impossible. Isabelle shares her story with a miraculous twist when the divorce is finalized.
Years of physical, sexual, emotional and psychological abuse can cause more than just mental trauma. Anne visits with Isabelle about abuse, faith and marriage vows.
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.
All too often, betrayed women get neglected while her husband gets help fixing his addiction. Meanwhile, she’s still being abused. Learn how one woman’s voice is helping to bring their pain and experience into the light through music.
Living in an abusive relationship can feel like a survival situation. In a lot of cases, it is a survival situation. When we’re in survival mode, our self-care is usually the first to go. Anne has struggled with self-care for a long time. She gives us an update on how that’s going for her and shares an article that her mom sent her.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.