Betrayal Trauma Recovery Podcast Episodes / Blog
Every episode is transcribed, so each entry includes the podcast audio and transcription. The BTR podcast helps women establish safety from the pain and chaos caused by their husband’s lying, gaslighting, manipulation, porn use, cheating, infidelity, emotional abuse, and narcissistic behaviors.
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.
The holiday season is upon us! This can be a joyous time of year. It can also be very traumatic. Boundaries are hard when you're traveling for family events. Traumatic abuse episodes or disclosures can happen at any time. Therapists schedules are rough. Getting safe,...
How do you know if someone is a narcissist? How do you parent with one? Anne and Dr. Ramani Durvasula discuss 7 Signs Of A Narcissist and How To Help Your Child Deal With A Narcissistic Parent.
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.
Abuse victims may often think they aren’t smart because they didn’t recognize that they were being abused. Anne talks to her friend, Diane, who has two master’s degrees, about how she didn’t even recognize the signs and felt like she their marriage problems were her fault. Diane also shares an appalling story of narcissistic behavior that helped her finally see the truth.
When Dave Cawley took on the Susan Powell investigation, he thought he had an understanding of what it was like to be an abuse victim. What he learned from her life changed the way he looks at victims of emotional and psychological abuse. Dave and Anne talk about how victims and abusers are perceived and what others can do to help victims.
When an abused woman seeks help, can avoiding the word “abuse” put her life in danger? Dave Cawley, host of the podcast series Cold, talks about what he found while investigating the disappearance of Susan Powell.
When the creator of the Instagram’s @honorcodestories started college, she was confident and safe. She loved the fact that her school had an Honor Code. She happily signed the Honor Code. Unfortunately, in her freshman year, she found out that the Honor Code Office was incredibly lacking. She ended up being a victim of emotional abuse. Find out what happened to her, why she started her Instagram account and what the results were.
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.
Many Christians still debate whether pornography is a sin. Tim Challies shares what he’s found in the Bible and how pornography users commit several sins, three of which are lust, greed, & lying.
You’ve heard of the Abuse Cycle, but it feels more like a vortex. Sarah McDugal is back to talk about the chaotic cycle of abuse and what happens in each phase. Join Anne for this informative discussion.
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.