There's A Word for That!

CULT | Rebecca Tudor

November 02, 2021 Suzanne Dressler Season 2 Episode 33
There's A Word for That!
CULT | Rebecca Tudor
Show Notes

Our guest this week is Rebecca Tudor, who was born into a cult and managed to leave as a teenager. We are pretty blown away by her story, history, and all the detailed information she elucidates in the interview. If you have wondered what compromises a true cult and what happens to those involved, you won’t want to miss this episode. See below for more information on organizations Rebecca mentions.


  • It takes years and years to really get out.
  • If you feel like something is wrong or off, then there’s probably something wrong.
  • It [high-control groups/cults] affects more people than you think.

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About the Guest:

Rebecca Tudor is a Second Generation Adult (SGA) former cult member. She was born and raised in the Unification Church (aka The Moonies) and left when she was a teenager. Nearly 20 years later, she is telling her story and talking about the mental health implications. Rebecca is currently pursuing her graduate degree in Art Therapy & Counseling and is interested in helping cult and trauma survivors.

Rebecca has 12 years of graphic design and marketing experience, and currently freelances and teaches online classes. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, two children, and their dog. She enjoys creating art, doing yoga, being in nature, laughing often, and spending time with friends and family.

(Disclaimer: Rebecca is not a licensed therapist or counselor. The views expressed in this podcast are based on her experience, opinions, and personal research. This is not medical or psychological advice. Please talk to your doctor.)

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About the Show:

There’s a Word For That! is a weekly podcast that centers around a different word or expression each episode. Host Suzanne Dressler believes in pushing the envelope to explore why and how we use words and the ways this impacts our lives. With a diverse assortment of intelligent, creative, and exciting guests, TAWFT! will force you to analyze and consider words in an entirely original and eye-opening way. Even better? NOTHING is off-limits.

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