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20 things you didn’t realize you were doing because of childhood emotional abuse.

by Juliette Virzi It’s been said before that childhood emotional abuse is “invisible” because it doesn’t leave physical traces. But what we may not realize is experiencing emotional abuse growing up can have a lasting impact on an individual — and we need to talk about it. Unfortunately, the effects of...

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How Cults Target Women

Celebrities, executives and wealthy heiresses bought into Nxivm’s promise of expanded consciousness and female empowerment. Then came the sex slavery, brainwashing and blackmail. Inside an alleged cult for successful women. Chatelaine by Courtney Shea Feb 8, 2019 Sarah Edmondson’s quarter-life crisis started out normally enough. In 2005, five years out of Concordia...

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Raising Children Without the Concept of Sin

By Julia Scheeres We were standing in line for meat pies at the Great Dickens Christmas Fair. The indoor arena south of San Francisco had been transformed into Victorian London; actors wearing top hats and crinolines roamed about wishing fairgoers “Happy Christmas.” As we contemplated the menu — haggis or shepherd’s pie?...

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Government comes down hard on Scientology — in Canada, where worker abuse matters

Breaking news out of Quebec, where journalist Gaétan Pouliot has been covering an investigation by the government into workers at Scientology facilities being paid less than minimum wage. Scientology paying less than minimum wage is practically a sacrament in the church, so the only surprise is that any government agency, anywhere, actually...

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California court upholds $4 million sex abuse judgment against Jehovah’s Witnesses Watchtower organization

Legal News Line FILINGS By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2018 RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has affirmed a more than $4 million judgment against the nation’s leading body of Jehovah’s Witnesses in favor of a woman who claims she was molested as a child in by a church...

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