Religious Narcia
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Religious Narcia

How Patriarchy and Male Headship Feed Narcissism

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Jim believes God ordained him as the male leader of his family. He’s married to a woman who had children before they were together and it’s been a struggle for him to allow them to be themselves. He feels it’s his religious duty to police them. His efforts include locking the kitchen after bedtime in case the teenagers want a snack and putting a block on the computer, so they don’t break the Sabbath.

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Cherilyn Christen Clough

Cherilyn Christen Clough

Author of Chasing Eden Memoir, Surviving the Patriarchy, Religious Abuse, and Narcissistic Abuse—one story at a time.

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