1438: A Bishop’s Family Questions Mormonism – Kelly & Kayla Mikesell

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Kelly and Kayla Mikesell are a dynamic step-mother/daughter pair. Only recently did Kelly start to investigate the troubling issues with Mormon history that had been eating away at her children. …

1412-1413: When A Mormon Bishop Falls In Love with a Single Mother – Matthew & Elizabeth Shakespear

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Part 1: What Happens When a Mormon Bishop Loses His Faith – Matthew & Elizabeth Shakespear Pt. 1 Part 2: What Happens When a Mormon Bishop & Single Mom Fall …

1386: The Miracle of Forgiveness: Why It Should be Removed from Deseret Book, and How You Can Help

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In my opinion, one of the most damaging books ever published by the Mormon Church is Spencer W. Kimball’s “The Miracle of Forgiveness.” Among other things, this book teaches that: …

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

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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… …

1348: Surviving the LDS Church’s 12-Step Pornography “Addiction” Program (Dawna and Nik Berry)

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Was your marriage destroyed, or almost destroyed by the LDS Church’s 12-step program for pornography “addiction”? Join us today as we sit down with Nik and Dawna Berry to discuss …

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

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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 …

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

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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. …

1304: Healthy Sexuality After a Mormon Faith Transition

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This presentation, delivered by licensed marriage, family, and sex therapist Natasha Helfer Parker, provides important information as to how to increase your sexual health during and after a Mormon faith …

1302-1303: Emotional Intimacy – The Key to Healthy Relationships during a Mormon Faith Crisis

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For the past 20 years I have been providing support, counseling, and therapy for Mormons navigating a faith crisis/transition, and for the past 10 years I have been partnering with …