Stories by Vyckie Garrison

Vyckie Garrison is a former adherent of the Quiverfull movement. She tells her story at her blog, “No Longer Quivering,” and has created the Spiritual Abuse Survivior Blog Network. subscribe to Vyckie Garrison's feed

Posted on: Apr 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"The victim is given every assurance that God loves her and wants only the best for her and will supernaturally intervene on her behalf."

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Duggars' extreme fundamentalist Christian worldview actually harms families in myriad ways.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Our Christian sect encouraged a mindset in which dad was supreme patriarch. It led to extreme emotional abuse.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2012, Source: RH Reality Check

Leaders of the Quiverfull movement encourage women to have as many as 20 children, regardless of the effects on their health.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2011, Source: RH Reality Check

How one woman got out of the Quiverfull movement where she homebirthed, homeschooled, home-churched and faithfully submitted to her husband.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2011, Source: RH Reality Check

There's a detail in The Marriage Vow that critics have overlooked -- an alarming point which warrants the careful attention of everyone concerned with human rights.