Today we get an inside glimpse into the barbaric practice of excommunication. Sophronia shares her story of being a life long, fully believing member of the church and how that church eventually kicked her out. Sophronia has written a book relating to her excommunication in which she tells the story […]
Dissident Daughters Episode 044: Weeeee Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together…Like Ever.
Do you ever think about whether you could ever go back to the church? What is the thing that keeps you from ever going back? In so many ways, the church is like an abusive spouse who makes you feel like you can never be happy without them. This episode […]
Dissident Daughters Episode 039- Our Favorite Dissident Daughters Part 1
Today I got to sit down with my good friend Nancy who loves history and research and we chat about our favorite Dissident Daughters in Mormon history. Women who fought against the status quo, those who stood up to authority when they were being oppressed, women who are bad asses […]
Dissident Daughters Episode 034: Welcome Back and Happy New Year!
This is my first episode of the new year and I wanted to talk about my feelings about new years resolutions as well as reflect on the past year. If you feel icky about new years resolutions and the idea of always striving to be perfect this is your episode! […]
Dissident Daughters Episode 021: Sexual Abuse and the Mormon Church
Today I sit down with Rhoda again and we talk about the Associated Press article that came out recently about a sexual abuse case that the Mormon church did not respond to appropriately which caused incredible suffering to multiple children. This case in horrendous and inexcusable in my opinion and […]
Dissident Daughters Episode 020: Life Coaching with Amy Logan
Today I got the opportunity to interview my very favorite ex-mormon life coach! Amy Logan is the creator of the podcast Exmormonology and a Life Coach here to talk to us about how to rewire our brains after a faith crisis! She has personally coached me in my deconstructing mormonism […]
Dissident Daughters Episode 019: Interview with Nancy
In this episode you get to meet my new friend Nancy. Nancy has a beautiful Mormon story that I think so many of us can relate to. We’re diving into temple trauma, addiction, the patriarchy, LGBTQ issues and faith crisis. AND, we’re talking about how she found light and source […]
Dissident Daughters: 017: Body Image
Today we talk about our bodies and how we learn to feel and think about them. I’ve done a lot of thought work around my body and how I feel about it. The church taught us that our bodies were for the purpose of bringing other bodies to earth and […]
Dissident Daughters: 015: Purity Culture and the Patriarchy
Today I sat down with my oldest daughter “Korihor” and talk about her experiences with purity culture and the shame that accompanies the teachings of modesty. All of these teachings stem from patriarchy and it’s harming girls and boys from young ages and we need to do better!
Dissident Daughters: 008: Learning to Trust Ourselves
The church taught us not to listen to our own knowing but to trust the leaders, follow their directions. So when we left the church we had to learn how to listen to our own knowing instead of subverting our power to the patriarchy of the church. It’s difficult but […]
Dissident Daughters: 007: Heavenly Mother
In Mormon theology Heavenly Mother exists, but like the LDS women whose destiny she represents, she has no authority. We are told that we shouldn’t pray to her or put too much emphasis on her. She is hidden from us. But we need our Mother God! In this episode we […]