Category Archives: Spiritual Abuse

  1. Ten Things that Aren’t Love

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    June 2, 2019 by lucieromarin

    Trauma-bonding Mutual convenience Mutual addiction Transference Countertransference Grooming behaviour (or ‘training’, if you like that word better) Groomed behaviour (or …
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  2. Lesson Learned from Facebook

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    January 20, 2019 by lucieromarin

    The funniest thing about signing up for Facebook – which momentous thing I did one year ago, and how time …
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  3. Questions to Ask When Choosing a Subculture (or When Getting Chosen by One).

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    September 29, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Some of these come, not from my experience, but from the experiences of friends of other conservative subcultures (coughpersonalprelaturecough). The …
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  4. It’s About Power

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    August 20, 2018 by lucieromarin

    In the wake of the latest clergy scandal, theories abound. They all fall short. Those who blame religion and/or celibacy …
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  5. We are the Culture

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    August 1, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Those who have never been seriously hurt by their religious communities will think of apostasy in terms of truth and …
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  6. Tangled

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    June 4, 2018 by lucieromarin

    There is some talk on social media at the moment about the value of the Consultation Draft of the National …
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  7. Agnostic Questions and My Answers

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    May 20, 2018 by lucieromarin

    An agnostic friend prompted me with some of the questions below. Thinking them over, I asked myself more questions from …
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