cults, The Path, religious abuse, spiritual abuse, the Way, deconstructing religion, evangelicalism, Littleredsurvivor.com
Religious Narcia

Losing Religion to Find the Way

"It's all very delicate, your fragile house of lies, it could collapse at any moment." -Sarah, The Path  The Path is a TV show on Hulu about a cult which has some strong comparisons to Christianity. The followers of “The Path” believe they are choosing a higher existence and each person is ascending a ladder… Continue reading Losing Religion to Find the Way

Resilience

Book Review– Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

She had a sociopathic brother, a flying monkey sister, a bipolar or borderline father, and a subversive narcissistic mother. What's a girl to do? Rise up, get educated and get the hell out of town. Educated: A Memoir Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House Publication Date: February 20, 2018 Length: 337 pages I highly recommend… Continue reading Book Review– Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Religious Narcia

Christmas and the Religious Narcissist

Religious Narcia rears its ugly sweater at Christmas because nothing excites a narcissist more than telling strangers how to live their lives. It's the time of year when religious abuse runs on a high. There are all brands of crazy that go on when the days are darker and people are desperate to make it to the end of… Continue reading Christmas and the Religious Narcissist

Resilience, Restoration

More Than a Cup of Kindness

All I know is that the rocking started before I even had a self and I lived through the feeling of it. I rocked until I left home. And I’m not talking about being a cool eighties, punk rocker, but more like an autistic child who rocks back and forth to shut the world out.… Continue reading More Than a Cup of Kindness

Adam, Eve, patriarchy, Ezer, Ezer Kenegdo, feminism, littleredsurvivor.com
Male Headship, Women's Rights

Male Headship 5—Adam’s Denial

The saying, “It’s a man’s world” is a sad reality. When one half of the human race is treated as less than and not worthy due to a missing chromosome, it gives an arbitrary picture of God.  Here are a few of the fallacies fundamentalist Christians and proponents of the false doctrine of male headship claim to… Continue reading Male Headship 5—Adam’s Denial

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Ezer Rising, Feminism, Male Headship, Women's Rights

Male Headship 3—Where Did Male Headship Come From?

Male headship, polygamy, and slavery have something in common– they have Biblical models and they empower one man to use his power over others. One of the biggest arguments fundamentalist Christians use to support the false doctrine of male headship is the example of the patriarchs in the Bible, but they also practiced polygamy and slavery too. The… Continue reading Male Headship 3—Where Did Male Headship Come From?

male headship, patriarchy, feminism, women's equality, women's rights, ezer, ezer rising, ezer kenegdo, littleredsurvivor.com
Feminism, Male Headship, Women's Rights

Male Headship 2—What is Male Headship?

When I asked women to share what their definition of male headship is, this was one of the best: "Male headship is patriarchy in a marriage or a society. It's the idea that males should be given some ultimate advantage, priority, or responsibility in decision-making and leadership." There are many variations of male headship which might… Continue reading Male Headship 2—What is Male Headship?