For the inquisitive: various sources of info about the history and culture of the CHDG I left. Links to some anecdotal history included.
first compiled 31 July 2021
Links to information about the CHDG
I offer these links for those who are curious about the history and culture of the Closed, High Demand Group which was my life for 30-plus years. The verifiable, documented history of the group has been researched by many others before me. Some of that is . . .
Details and disclaimers
written 31 July 2021
A few business items to get out of the way
I'm not trying to get published in any science journals. I'm not trying to win awards. Therefore, I'll do my best to include references when I use or borrow material that isn't my own, BUT! I won't guarantee the citation style rigidly adheres to any specific style . . .
written 8 June 2021
There is nothing to fear here.
Or, there is everything to fear.
Bringing hidden things out of darkness into light is not FUN. It's terrifying.
But it's worth it.
My journey of discovery and healing was born out of fear and in spite of fear. I couldn't shake a . . .
Thinking happy thoughts doesn't solve anything! Only GODS truth can!
Hey ya'll, it's me again. Well it seems that we didn't even get another post out before people started unsubscribing. We both really believe that the stuff we are about to talk about will help some and will also be very interesting. So the rest of ya'll please stick around and read our interesting stories. Although I think mine will be more . . .
written 15 June 2021
Hi, there. My name is Sara and I have been alive for 39 years. My first thirty three years were spent living in a Closed, High Demand Group. My parents are members, so my first decade of life was spent in that culture by default. The next 10 years were spent participating “willingly” by my . . .
Terms & definitions as I will be using them
I have sometimes underlined or made bold text to highlight parts of definitions specific to my experience.
noun; the improper usage or treatment of a thing. (Wikipedia)1
verb; generally: physically, sexually, or mentally injuring a person. (LII Cornell University legal definition)2
WELL FOR NOW IT'S JUST ME.....
WELL HOW ARE YOUINS DOIN? This is Dennis, the husband to Sara who owns this blog and does the writing. It has been a while since she has posted anything. Not because she stopped writing, because she writes all the time. But she decided that she needed to write about things that she was dealing with and healing from, and wanted to keep it to . . .