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Information on Understanding Ritual Abuse

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    Understanding Ritual Abuse - Your Strength to Heal

    Understanding Ritual Abuse

    Understanding Ritual Abuse and Mind Control

    The first step in understanding ritual abuse is to learn what separates ritual abuse from other types of abuse.

    Ritual abuse is commonly repetitive abuse, which can be multi-generational and associated with ritual beliefs and practices (Lynette Danylchuk, Ph.D.).

    Ritual abuse is a brutal form of abuse of children, adolescents, and adults, consisting of physical, sexual, psychological and spiritual abuse, and the use of rituals. The physical abuse is severe, sometimes including torture. The sexual abuse is often painful, sadistic, and humiliating, intended as a means of gaining control over the victim. The psychological abuse is devastating and involves the use of rites, which may include mind-control techniques, mind-altering drugs, and intimidation which conveys to the victim a profound terror of the abusers. The spiritual abuse can destroy the concept of a loving God, produce estrangement from or an aversion to God, and induce feelings of worthlessness and hatred of oneself and others in power. During and after the abuse, most victims live in a constant state of terror, mental confusion, and dissociation.

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