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by Minnie
Sat Jun 22, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Residentials
Replies: 11
Views: 8596

Re: Residentials

now everyday you wake up and can say your life is your own again, there are no more SOP thought police in your head, no more never-ending rules and regulations for every waking moment and every aspect of your life and you can be a normal, ordinary, happy person who loves your family, without some s...
by Minnie
Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Residentials
Replies: 11
Views: 8596

Re: Residentials

People have mentioned a "holier tha thou" or superior feeling that the School seems to bring out in people. Although I recognise that attitude and have definitely shared it, the main problem for me has actually been with my self-esteem. Some of the therapy I am undergoing since leaving the...
by Minnie
Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Residentials
Replies: 11
Views: 8596

Re: Residentials

Thank you both for replying. sydneykatieking, you must have really been in the thick of it being in Sydney those years. I have heard the stories. And to think that thirty years later you are still moved enough from the experience to be on this forum. I'm glad you hung in there with your own recovery...
by Minnie
Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Residentials
Replies: 11
Views: 8596

Residentials

Hi All, I left the School of Philosphy last year after fifteen years of involvement. We were a "philosophy family" - husband and wife senior members, children in children's group, eldest initiated too. I am so glad I left. It took about four years of wanting to leave but not having the cou...

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