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Re: Good points by Ashley

Posted by Perry on November 17, 2005 at 14:47:33

In Reply to: Good points by Ashley posted by Oldtimer on November 17, 2005 at 13:03:51:

And don't forget spiritual abuse and psychological abuse. I'm certain you can think of dozens of examples of these.

I think it's safe to say that almost anyone who lived in the more notorious combos or in a leadership home either experienced or witnessed public shaming and harsh punishment. I did many times and was reminded of some of those traumatic incidents when I read the latest newspaper article which mentioned Faithy was in Texas and continues to deny abuse was a systemic problem. More than once she publicly humiliated and punished me, and I sure would like to talk to her about that now. She wasn't the only leader who did that to me, and I also witnessed that happening to many other people. I'm not referring to all the well-documented abuses that were perpetrated againsts SGs, though I witnessed some of that as well, but about all the many public confession sessions, humiliations, demotions, punishments etc, that was a way of life for so long for so many in TF.