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Child Marriage: I dodged the bullet

I don’t know that I’ve written much about the process of the relationship Alex and I had before we got married. I started this blog after the fact and before I had even begun to process the hellmouth that was my childhood. With three creepy-as-fuck-patriarchs coming out in favor of child marriage – something they’d… Continue reading Child Marriage: I dodged the bullet

Depression and Mental Health · Healing and Awareness · Homeschooling · Quiverfull · Spiritual Abuse

On being a broom (and why I can't just relax and enjoy shit)

I realized why I have a hard time relaxing and taking actual vacations and even enjoying the holidays. As a child all of the times that most children have “off” to play and relax and do their own thing, I never had. We never had summer break, we took Nov-Jan off every year instead, and… Continue reading On being a broom (and why I can't just relax and enjoy shit)

Healing and Awareness · Spiritual Abuse · TeenPact

TeenPact and Me

TeenPact is a christian conservative/evangelical organization that organizes government and civics classes and camps throughout the country. Their goal is to raise a generation of christian leaders (teens) to go and bring the country back “for christ” by encouraging activism and male leadership. When I think about TeenPact and my time there, I don’t feel… Continue reading TeenPact and Me

Christianity · Healing and Awareness · Quiverfull · Spiritual Abuse

I Don't Pray Anymore

When I was 10 and we were well into our left-the-cult-but-still-kept-everything-but-demons days we started going to church again. After being told churches in general were evil, it was weird going back to the buildings. My church experience was never great, we were never at one long enough to belong, because the pastor would say something… Continue reading I Don't Pray Anymore