Faith speaks to Franc about the process of leaving and the importance of re-education, patience and understanding mental health. Summary of content:2. Parents joined as students. Looking for a place to belong. They fundraised to buy Washington Times and other companies. 5. Moon backstory – came to finish Jesus’s mission. He joined a sex cult,Continue reading “What it’s like Leaving a Cult: Faith Y3n on Franc Analysis”
Renrobot and Jen Kiaba continue working through Steve Hassan’s BITE model.
Jen speaks about the mythology of the Unification Church, her experience growing up in it, being labor-trafficked, and having an arranged marriage blessing. Her recovery is explored through powerful photographic self-portraits and the value of art as therapy.
Indoctrination podcast features Cynthia Lilley and her struggle to get her daughter Cathryn out of the Moonies when she joined in 1993. Subjects covered include magical thinking, similarities with the 12 step program of AA, suspending disbelief, the need to belong. Cathryn describes the CARP front group that she joined, the workshop and Divine Principle lecturesContinue reading “‘Whisked Away by the Moonies’ and ‘A Bond that was Life Saving’: Cynthia Lilley and Cathryn Mazer on Indoctrination podcast”