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Dawn Smith--Why I Left an Evangelical Cult

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I have good friends that were regular members of that cult back in the day. I did not know them then.

 

Mrs. MOHO told me she went with them only to be polite as she was living with them at the time. She told me she was not in to that stuff before we were married.

 

Trust me. She's in to that stuff.

Oh sure, her current Sunday morning and Wednesday evening haunt is not quite as controlling as the Assembly but, if she had it her way, it would be. 

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46 minutes ago, MOHO said:

I have good friends that were regular members of that cult back in the day. I did not know them then.

 

Mrs. MOHO told me she went with them only to be polite as she was living with them at the time. She told me she was not in to that stuff before we were married.

 

Trust me. She's in to that stuff.

Oh sure, her current Sunday morning and Wednesday evening haunt is not quite as controlling as the Assembly but, if she had it her way, it would be. 

 

I suspect that most of us went through some of the same mental battles, emotional issues, and confusion, only to come out the other side as the gal in the video did, but most of us perhaps to a lesser degree than her, though some of us came out of more abusive congregations than that.  I posted it out there because in a small way, I think we can all somewhat relate to that in one way or another. 

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8 minutes ago, Burnedout said:

 

I suspect that most of us went through some of the same mental battles, emotional issues, and confusion, only to come out the other side as the gal in the video did, but most of us perhaps to a lesser degree than her, though some of us came out of more abusive congregations than that.  I posted it out there because in a small way, I think we can all somewhat relate to that in one way or another. 

 

I hope those involved in any form of impacted religion watch that video on the Interwebs and take a moment for introspection. 

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Very powerful.  I am often amazed at how prevalent bible based cults are in the US.  Heck, I was involved in 2 (possibly 3, not sure if my first church would qualify).

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