With the growing community of ExJWs online, we need to support each other through some of the most challenging personal situations. One way that we can support each other is by being active listeners. Your job as a listener is to build rapport, understanding, and trust. As JWs, we were accustomed to telling others whatContinue reading “Support ExJWs with Active Listening”
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Experience with Jehovah’s Witnesses
My blog page is the result of my combined love for psychology, science, and helping other survivors of the high demand religion known as Jehovah’s Witnesses. I feel that it is relevant to discuss my life experience as it relates to Jehovah’s Witnesses. My Parents, Grandparents, and almost all of my aunts and uncles wereContinue reading “Experience with Jehovah’s Witnesses”
Three New Support Groups for XJWs
Good Morning Everyone. I have created three new support groups which I will be facilitating. ExJWs: Learning and Growing https://www.facebook.com/groups/exjwsgrowing/ Here I will be sharing psych articles that promote growing and moving forward. I am writing many articles specifically for ExJWs. I encourage other people to share personal achievements or other information they have foundContinue reading “Three New Support Groups for XJWs”
Do you ruminate? What is ruminating? Let’s take a look at what it is, why we do it, and what XJWs are doing to stop the cycle of rumination.
The subject of my honors research is Learned Helplessness. This is a subject that is of interest to Jehovah’s Witnesses, active and former, because they too may experience Learned Helplessness. Let’s discuss what helplessness is and why it might be affecting you.
The Dark Fog Nightmare
Many former members of the Jehovah’s Witness faith report having nightmares after leaving. I’ve had a few nightmares myself.