Common Issues & Problems Experienced by Members of High Control Groups

Destructive cults or controlling family systems can have long-term effects, even if you have been physically away for some time.  Here are some of the most common issues and problems experienced:

  • Extreme identity confusion
  • Dissociative states – “floating”(getting triggered back into cult mode)
  • Panic and anxiety attacks
  • Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosomatic symptoms (headaches, backaches, asthma, skin problems)
  • Problems with decision-making dependency
  • Retarded psychological development- loss of psychological power
  • Guilt
  • Fear
  • Sleep disorders/ nightmares
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual problems
  • Sexuality issues
  • Lack of trust/fear of intimacy and commitment with people/work
  • Harassment and threats
  • Grieving loss of friends, family
  • Spiritual “rape” of the soul.

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