Naming the Elephant: Mx Yeb Raven on Falling Out Podcast

1. Podcasts as therapy. 3. Grooming children for sexual abuse. 6. Pan sexual. 7. Talking about sexuality. 11. Shame around sex and stunted development – being stuck at a young age. 15. Joyful experience of sex outside of marriage with enthusiastic consent. 18. Lack of sexual boundaries makes you vulnerable for rape. Not knowing you canContinue reading “Naming the Elephant: Mx Yeb Raven on Falling Out Podcast”

Purity Culture in the UC: God’s Promise Part 1 and 2 on Blessed Child Podcast

God’s Promise Part 2 ‘How do survivors of extreme religion and purity culture even start to date? Well, its a long journey, and one episode can’t even begin to cover it all, but we can start. This episode is part 1 of a 2 part conversation, we dive right into dating post UC. Join inContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: God’s Promise Part 1 and 2 on Blessed Child Podcast”

Midnight Mass Moonie Edition: Blessed Child Podcast

“TW- Suicidal ideation, religious abuse, child abuse, child abandonment, purity culture, human trafficking. Join in on a super casual- triggering AF conversation between 4 ex-moonies that happen to be in the same dining room the week after New Years 2022. Find Ryka @princessryka on IG, and Marina at @Marinka_dink on IG. Questions and comments canContinue reading “Midnight Mass Moonie Edition: Blessed Child Podcast”

Purity Culture in the UC: “The Buffet” with Cathlene Bell on Blessed Child podcast

“In this episode I speak with Cathlene Bell. Trigger warning: we speak on religious trauma, suicide, the treatment of special needs individuals in the Unification church and coercive control. I’ve come to realize that even when the conversations are feel good conversations, topics surrounding the Unification church must come with a trigger warning. That isContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: “The Buffet” with Cathlene Bell on Blessed Child podcast”

Purity Culture in the UC: “Couldn’t say no” on Blessed Child podcast

“Join part 2 of the purity culture talk with Mi Sook and Becca, a continuation from “God in the eyes of the cult”. Please listen with caution, we cover a range of difficult topics surrounding “the lynchpin of trauma”(Jenae, 2021) in the UC; Purity Culture. These are our personal stories and experiences, which are uniquelyContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: “Couldn’t say no” on Blessed Child podcast”

Purity Culture in the UC: “God in the eyes of the cult” on Blessed Child podcast

“⚠️⚠️Trigger warning, sexual assault, religious abuse, financial abuse, and difficult family dynamics. We welcome Mi sook and Becca to speak more on purity culture in the Unification Church and what that means, this is part 1 of a 2 part episode. For more on Mi sook and Becca search @mis_mend and @Mightybrecca on instagram. ContactContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: “God in the eyes of the cult” on Blessed Child podcast”

Purity Culture in the UC: “Your genitals are not your own” on Blessed Child Podcast

“Tw ⚠️⚠️ trafficking, sexual assault, violence, victim blaming, religious trauma.  Part 2 of “The everlasting gobstopper” where Second gen Ex-Moonies meet to deconstruct the trauma of growing up with purity culture in the Unification Church. Together, we are finding the words to describe the hidden complexities of growing up Moonie. Thank you @mightybrecca for joiningContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: “Your genitals are not your own” on Blessed Child Podcast”

The Unification Church – An English Perspective: Miriam on the Cult Vault Podcast

Miriam speaks to Kacey on the Cult Vault about growing up in a church nursery in England, the pressure to be a good ‘blessed child’, and example for the younger ones, her arranged marriage and eventual journey out of the church. Summary of content: 1. Intro to church and parents joining. 9. Offering children andContinue reading “The Unification Church – An English Perspective: Miriam on the Cult Vault Podcast”

Fathers: Limi Bauer writes for Persephone’s Daughters

In this short story Limi writes beautifully about her ‘three fathers’ : ‘I will never know the woman I might have been. Then again, I would not have existed had my biological parents not fallen completely for this “True Father.” ‘ Limi Marie Bauer, “Fathers”

Faith Y3n on Relationships

As we emerge from a high control group where every decision was made for us and we were shamed about romantic feelings, it can be a minefield trying to work out how to start and make relationships work in the real world. there is some great advice here… Faith Y3n says some interesting things inContinue reading “Faith Y3n on Relationships”