You searched for : scrupulosity

2405, 2022

1598: Overcoming Religious Shame and Scrupulosity – Marc Oslund

By |May 24, 2022|Categories: , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

https://youtu.be/pyLe4mWvTKA   Join Margi and John for our next episode of Thrive Stories tomorrow, Tuesday May 24th, at noon (MST). Marc Oslund will be joining us in the studio! Marc spent most of his young adult life and the [...]

1305, 2020

1308-1310: Hannah Comeau – Struggling with Scrupulosity and Feminism as a Mormon Teenage Girl in Rexburg, Idaho

By |May 13, 2020|Categories: , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , |11 Comments

In today's episode we sit down with Hannah Comeau, who shares her story about struggling with Scrupulosity (Religious OCD) and feminist inclinations as a Mormon teenage girl in Rexburg, Idaho. Part 1: Facing scrupulosity and feminist impulses as a [...]

2502, 2012

323: Scrupulosity, OCD and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with John Dehlin

By |February 25, 2012|Categories: , |Tags: , |20 Comments

In this episode John Dehlin discusses his Masters thesis research on Scrupulosity (religious/moral Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder).  This presentation covers: 1) an overview of obsessive-compulsive disorder, 2) an overview of scrupulosity, 3) a review of the most common treatments for OCD/Scrupulosity, [...]

2201, 2011

229-230: Understanding Scrupulosity Within the LDS Church

By |January 22, 2011|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |53 Comments

Today we interview an LDS man who suffered from a psychological disorder known as Scrupulosity -- which is defined as religious- or moral-based Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). OCD affects millions of people around the world, and Scrupulosity is a particularly [...]

2410, 2023

1828-1830: Mormon Preppers Step Away – Kim and Josh Coffin

By |October 24, 2023|Categories: , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , |8 Comments

1828: Mormon Prepper Life - Kim (Parrett) and Josh Coffin Pt. 1 https://youtu.be/JM4sWKuNhhc Download MP3 Kim's upbringing was fraught with fear, driven by intense preparations for the Second Coming. Themes of spiritual scrupulosity and the ominous echoes [...]

409, 2023

1806: M.I.T. or Mormon Mission? – James Camacho

By |September 4, 2023|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |6 Comments

Discover Rylee and JoCee Porter's challenges in a life intertwined with the LDS church, where their father served as an Ensign Peak Advisor, part of the Mormon Church's controversial investment company.

603, 2023

1737: Losing Faith When Your Child’s a Mormon Missionary: Julie and Jill Durrant

By |March 6, 2023|Categories: |Tags: |2 Comments

https://youtu.be/kQ7QwQI49Gc Download MP3 Jill and Julie Durrant share their Mormon upbringing and the challenges they faced within the faith. They discuss the expectations placed on Mormon children and the milestones they must achieve to be considered successful [...]

1202, 2023

1729: Doubting as a Mormon Missionary and in Early Marriage – Dallin Seely (@TheDashleys)

By |February 12, 2023|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

https://youtu.be/sRneVpZruq4   Download MP3 Dallin Seely from YouTube channel @TheDashleys grew up as a multigenerational Mormon. When he was seven years old, his father passed away from stomach cancer. Despite this tragedy, the church provided a lot [...]

2111, 2022

1694: Mormon Church Supports Same-Sex Marriage?

By |November 21, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments

Join Gerardo Sumano, John Dehlin, Brenton Erickson and Hannah Comeau for a discussion on the Mormon Church coming out "in support" of the Respect for Marriage Act, which many Mormons are mistakenly interpreting as support for LGBTQ people, and for same-sex marriage.

711, 2022

1684-1686: A Japanese-American Mormon Story – Jeff and Larissa Kindred

By |November 7, 2022|Categories: , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Join us as we meet Jeff & Larissa Kindred and follow their stories growing up as Latter-day Saints. Jeff's story includes a grooming scoutmaster, his love of sports, attending Snow College, and serving a mission in Jackson, Mississippi where he dealt with scrupulosity, unhealthy diet and exercise, becoming AP, and wrestling with racism in the Church culture & scripture. Larissa's story involves her Japanese-American heritage, and gives a brief introduction on the history of anti-Japanese sentiment in Utah, including having been home to a Japanese "Work" Camp in Topaz. Larissa tells of the struggles her grandparents faced assimilating into Utah Culture and dealing with the loss of their own. Larissa also describes racism she experienced growing up in American Fork, UT and Mormon culture's ideals matching white beauty standards.

2007, 2022

1628: The German Mormon Artist Who Went Viral – Jonas Jödicke

By |July 20, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

Dive into the fascinating story of Jonas Jödicke with John Dehlin and Nemo the Mormon. Born in the church in Germany, Jonas discovered an artistic talent which would lead his work to be adored all over the world. At the same time, Jonas had begun to discover his sexuality and what that would mean for his place in Mormonism.

1907, 2022

1627: Waking Up from the Mormon Dream – Linda Barney w/ Margi Dehlin

By |July 19, 2022|Categories: , , , , |Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

https://youtu.be/-uzFYWdkWEI What happens when a true believing mormon mom discovers that two of her “future missionary” sons are gay/queer/nonbinary? Just when Linda Barney thought she had the perfect life planned for her family, she discovered that letting her kids [...]

212, 2021

1512: Thriving After Mormon Electroshock Torture – Nate Winterton

By |December 2, 2021|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |9 Comments

https://youtu.be/Cc8dKVx2bjc Mormon Stories is honored to have conversion therapy survivor, suicide survivor, and LGBT+ advocate Nate Winterton to tell their harrowing story. If you thought the days of Mormon electroshock torture were relics of the past, Nate recounts what [...]

1711, 2021

1504: Dallin H. Oaks Reverses Course on LDS Church LGBTQ Legal Strategy at the University of Virginia?

By |November 17, 2021|Categories: , , , , |Tags: , , , , |7 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXbl4iuBLN4 Join us as we discuss Mormon Apostle Dallin H. Oaks' recent and somewhat shocking remarks delivered at the University of Virginia regarding the LDS Church's evolving strategy regarding "religious freedom" and LGBTQ rights in the  United States.  Elder [...]

1810, 2020

1354: Informed Consent and Ableism in the LDS Church – Katie Harmon

By |October 18, 2020|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |11 Comments

https://youtu.be/Qi2qO_RnK5w Katie Harmon was raised Catholic in Laramie, Wyoming. After falling in love with a Mormon boy at age 15, Katie became socially/emotionally converted to the LDS Church in spite of... High ambitions for herself (Katie was a 4.0 [...]

1907, 2020

1338: Haley Wilson Lemmón – The BYU Undergrad Who Discovered Joseph Smith’s Plagiarisms in his Bible “Translation”

By |July 19, 2020|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , |35 Comments

Haley Wilson Lemmón Over the past several decades. credible Mormon-themed scholarship has determined beyond any reasonable doubt that Joseph Smith's claim have special powers to "translate" ancient languages was not true, and that Joseph often relied on [...]

1107, 2020

On My Education, Training, Licensure Status, and Coaching Practice

By |July 11, 2020|Categories: Blog|5 Comments

Occasionally I am asked questions like: Are you a licensed psychologist? What is the difference between psychotherapy and coaching? Why did you choose to not pursue licensure as a psychologist? Consequently, I want to take a minute to make [...]

906, 2020

1321-1327: The Excommunication of Mormon Bishop Sam Pinson and his Family in Ammon, Idaho

By |June 9, 2020|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |111 Comments

Every once in a while we have an epic, multi-part Mormon Stories Podcast episode about a family who experiences a faith crisis together -- wherein multiple family members (including some of the children) participate in the re-telling of the [...]

2908, 2018

971-972: Collette Larsen – Rising Strong as a Middle-Aged Woman after the Mormon Dream Implodes

By |August 29, 2018|Categories: , |Tags: , |31 Comments

  Collette's incredible journey covers betrayal in her first marriage, genetic illness in two of her children, financial ruin leading to a multi-million dollar business, and advancement through and eventual separation from Mormonism. Part One:  Born and raised in [...]

Stories & Articles
Avada Podcasts
Go to Top