The first thing that comes across when talking with Dee is how incredibly warm and friendly she is. Devoted to her family, it’s easy to see that she’s the glue that holds everyone together. It seems to be in her blood; her father is Italian, her mother Spanish. In her own words, they are “each… Read More Interview: Finally Free
The art of controlling a woman in the organization has been mastered to a T. The formula is very easy. You take a female child, teach her that her role is merely to support. That her role in the organization is “cherished” or “honorable”. Explain to her the organizational “chain of command” and that she… Read More Be Like Abigail
Since the live transmission of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in 2015, the subject of abuse within the Jehovah’s Witness religion has been discussed the whole world over. As Watchtower desperately tries to mount defenses to new abuse cases every day, media scrutiny has never been greater. With the… Read More Interview: Architects of our own misery
In my last blog I talked about the three reasons given by the organization that one can leave their spouse. I thought about this a lot after I finished the blog and I believe it is worth spending a little more time on – hence this post. It gives much insight to the role of… Read More How to Leave your Husband with God’s Approval in 3 Easy Steps
I was raised from the age of five years old as a Jehovah’s Witness. I was baptized at age 15 because I really wanted my parents to be proud of me. They had gone through so much with my older brother and I was the middle child – the people-pleaser. My dad married me off… Read More The Perfect Witness
Back in 2016 I released a YouTube video concerning Serena’s statement regarding women. Specifically she was telling girls to ‘Dream Big’ (https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/nov/29/dream-big-open-letter-serena-williams-porter-magazine-incredible-women-of-2016-issue-women-athletes ) and encouraging them to seek out the same success that men have in all aspects of their lives, whether that be careers or sports. It was a great, uplifting piece and was… Read More Dream Big
Ex-Jehovah’s Witness sisters will be fully aware of how we were treated when we were still part of the organisation. Now we are no longer subject to the draconian rules and domination of the Watchtower organisation, I felt it essential that we have a space where we can express our voice in any way we see fit. On this site we will not be silenced, ignored or talked-over, we will say what we have to say and hold our heads up as the unique and talented individuals that we truly are!… Read More Why the need for Ex-JW Sisters?