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Hiding

5 November 2013, 06:00

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The world sees narcissists as loud and seeking attention, at least the ones we call “overt.” For the most part that’s true, but those who know even the overt narcissists also know that there is much that the world does not see. In fact, there is much no one sees. Some of the narcissists I […]

There You Go Again—An Open Letter to Bill Gothard (1997)

5 September 2013, 06:00

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There You Go Again1 BILL GOTHARD AND “THE FACTS” An Open Letter by Ronald B. Allen, Th.D. 7 November 1997 An on-again/off-again interaction-through-intermediaries between Bill Gothard and me seems to be on-again. The newest provocation was the publication last month of the first in a series of four articles critical of the Gothard ministry. The article […]

Finding the Real Me

8 July 2013, 06:00

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Why do I feel so lost? I realized recently that I’m seeking something. It’s hard to put my finger on exactly what. But I think I know now. I’m searching for me. For the real me. It’s hard to put it into words. I mean, my life looks so good on the outside. I changed […]

Moving On

4 March 2013, 06:00

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Those of us who have left the IBLP/ATI (the Institute in Basic Life Principles and the Advanced Training Institute) background have often heard things similar to the following: “Why can’t you just get over it already?” “Just move on and leave the past in the past.” “Let it go and just enjoy your life.” This […]