PsychCentral: 9 Signs Of Psychological and Emotional Manipulation

“Control is a powerful word. It is a powerful force within the human race. It denotes a power to dictate, influence, maneuver, or direct.” “If you look up the term “control,” it is synonymous with intimidating words including: sway, authority, jurisdiction, command, dominance, mastery, sovereignty, supremacy, or ascendancy. These words are certainly intimidating to say ...

Becoming Free, LLC – One Day Educational Conference

For former members of abusive religious groups and high-demand churches along with friends, family and others with interest. When: April 21, Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Cost: $25.00 per-person Where: Hampton Inn and Suites, 7611 Shaffer Pkwy, Littleton, CO 80127 Continental breakfast/check-in and registration between 8:00 – 9:00 am. Questions to be addressed: How ...

CBC Documentary Channel: The Devil’s Trap (Exclusive Brethren)

“Lane Admiraal, 23-years-old and on a three-week leave from his post in the Navy, attempts to reunite with his estranged family, members of a cult called The Exclusive Brethren. On a lengthy road trip to uncover the secrets of his family’s whereabouts, he visits landmarks from his past and meets other former cult members who ...

LA Times: The doc ‘Wild Wild Country’ is a twisty tale of sex, scandal and a controversial guru

LA Times: The doc 'Wild Wild Country' is a twisty tale of sex, scandal and a controversial guru
“Wild Wild Country,” a highly pleasurable new documentary series premiering …[March 23rd]… on Netflix, is a dippy tale of the early 1980s in which East meets West and, out of an attempt to build a paradise, all hell breaks loose.” “Directed by brothers Chapman and Maclain Way (“The Battered Bastards of Baseball”), its focus is ...

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Religious (Dis)Affiliation and Depressive Symptomatology

Matthew May Oakland University, Rochester, MI, USA Sage Journals Society and Mental Health December 29, 2017 Abstract Religious affiliation is generally associated with better mental health. The nonreligious, however, currently constitute one of the fastest-growing religious categories in the United States. Since most of the nonreligious were raised in religious homes, their growth raises important ...

Does Faking Religion Lead to Depression?

According to a recent study, individuals who consider leaving a faith, but do not, tend to experience more depression than those who decide to leave. BRANDON WITHROW Daily beast March 3. 2018 At the recent National Prayer Breakfast, President Trump called the United States a “nation of believers.” The highly Christian language of his speech—focused ...

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