Natacha Tormey 
WRITER AND ADVOCATE AGAINST RELIGIOUS ABUSE 

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Building a New Life

Posted by Natacha Tormey on July 4, 2014 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Recently, as I was taking part in a radio discussion, I was asked what I would say to someone who was thinking of leaving a cult.


As we were recording live, I had to respond quite quickly but the question lingered in my mind for several days after. What would I have needed to hear when I was in that position?


After much thought, there was one point that kept coming to mind. I would have loved to have been told that I didn't need to feel shame about m...

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Finding Rainbows

Posted by Natacha Tormey on June 7, 2014 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)


I would be lying if I claimed that achieving my life-long goal of becoming a writer has been the happiest event in my life.


I...

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Why I chose to share my story

Posted by Natacha Tormey on April 1, 2014 at 8:05 AM

 

I have often been asked why I chose to publish my memoir. Some find it shocking that I am prepared to share such a personal story and others have told me that the past should be left in the past, so that all those involved can move on.

 

I disagree.

  

Until quite recently, it was not my past, but very much my present. As a child, most of my memories were hazy & obscure. Although I knew that some of the things that had happened to me wer...

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