In light of the release of the December 2018 Study Edition of The Watchtower magazine which encourages women to stay in abusive relationships, Ex-JW Sisters would like to encourage every ex-Jehovah’s Witness who has been directly affected by this abusive Watchtower policy to raise their hands and have their say. Please complete the brief form … Continue reading Domestic abuse within the Jehovah’s Witnesses: Have your say!
Some of you may have heard me use this phrase, "be kind to yourself", quite a lot in my blogs and YouTube videos. It's an extension of my reasoning behind why I am now involved in activism. For years I would make my life harder by expecting too much of myself and expecting perfection. As … Continue reading Be Kind to Yourself
My thoughts on the recently uploaded document to JWorg entitled "Jehovah's Witnesses' Scripturally Based Position on Child Protection". This document can be downloaded directly from the JWorg website, however if you'd prefer not to go to that site you can read it here: https://www.reddit.com/r/exjw/comments/8gcpjn/jehovahs_witnesses_scripturally_based_position_on/ https://youtu.be/QmTI93kquoc
Discussion of the April 2018 episode of JW Broadcasting. Victim blaming, the danger for abused women and how the Watchtower views women. There's also a little humorous montage at the end! https://youtu.be/ION5ZMT-rCc
All ex-JWs know the system of fear that they been subject to in order to keep them obedient and compliant. In my latest episode I discuss learning to free ourselves from this cage. Video below. Also, according to Twitter apparently I'm a bot! Oh no my secret identity has been revealed! The horror! This weekend … Continue reading YouTube: Give Yourself Permission
Since waking up I've done a lot of research in a small amount of time. Having avoided looking at any Watchtower publications for a long time, it's actually been very cathartic. Something that I've come to realise is that, unless I've been disfellowshipped without my knowledge, I'm still considered a Jehovah's Witness, albeit a spiritually … Continue reading Disassociation: The Final Goodbye
This was very difficult for me to record but I strongly felt that it needed to be said. The stigma needs to end in order for people to be able to get access to appropriate help when needed. In this episode I discuss the taboo topic of mental illness and how it affects our actions, … Continue reading YouTube: Mental Illness & Coercive Beliefs
"Fear and love cannot live together… Blows are used to correct brute beasts." - Seneca (Roman philosopher, author, politician, 4 B.C.E. to C.E. 65) As many of you may be aware, although I have been out of the Jehovah's Witnesses for over 25 years it has only been the past few weeks that I have … Continue reading Vile, Repulsive & Worthy of Death
My latest YouTube video is now uploaded. In this week's episode, I discuss the recent article in The Guardian by Sarah Marsh, my comments on JW Broadcasting March 2018 where Gerrit Losch asks “Do you trust me?" and my brush with Scientology. https://youtu.be/qbpw1Bcf1Ns Links and contact information: Sarah Marsh - email - firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/child-sex-abuse-inquiry-considers-separate-jehovahs-witnesses-uk-investigation https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/have-you-experienced-abuse-in-the-jehovahs-witness-uk … Continue reading YouTube – Do You Trust Me?