Photo Credit: Megan McKinzey Photography We want to help one of our friends reach stability three years after he left an abusive ex-partner with a newborn. In the next month, he needs to relocate to gain better access health care and manage several chronic conditions that often go along with hypermobile Ehler-Danlos Syndrome, which causes … Continue reading Help an ex-fundie human trafficking survivor: This single parent + toddler are moving for better healthcare access
Content note: Discussion of eating disorders One year ago, I’d just started a new job, and the first paycheck wouldn’t come for a whole month. I experienced food insecurity and unstable housing both in college and afterwards. The fear of not making it was so loud in my mind, and a little thought said: “Just … Continue reading Still learning to love myself: Through eating disorder recovery
I left the Homeschoolers Anonymous support group, and here's why in my last post to everyone. // // // Just wanted to say you guys have been very helpful in my healing in the four years that I've (mostly) been in this group. Thank you for helping and supporting me through my triggers, my nightmares … Continue reading A goodbye letter to the Homeschoolers Anonymous community
Some of you probably know about my 19-year-old friend who recently escaped a human trafficking situation back in January. She's also an escapee from fundamentalism. She's now trying to start her life over with an almost one-year-old baby while going through the legal process of an ongoing law enforcement investigation. I helped her report everything … Continue reading Help a fundamentalism escapee, human trafficking survivor and single mom get a car + restart life
It only takes a few words to send me back. Certain phrases set me off. It can be something simple, so common that most average Christians wouldn't even notice it. But those words meant something else in the fundamentalist cult I grew up in. I go to a not-crazy church now because it's helped me … Continue reading Unfundamentalist Thoughts: What do Christians mean when they say ‘our joy is not based on this world’?