Dr. Valerie Tarico is at the forefront of the religious recovery movement.  Her eloquent writings rock my world.  She has done it again and generously given me permission to share.

 I know from personal experience that sexual damage can be a nasty side effect of fundamentalism.  Since starting this blog, I have heard from a lot of people who have had similar experiences.   When we peel back the layers of guilt, shame and pressure that color our view of sexuality, we open up a world of pleasure, intimacy and connection.  It helps to have an overview of where some of that crap comes from.


15 Screwed Up Catholic Ideas That May Affect Your Sex Life Even If You’re Not Religious