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Jehovah’s Witnesses: A Cult of Isolation and Fear

The following article was first published in August 2017 at and was brought to our attention some time ago. We wanted to share it with our readers because it describes the experiences and feelings of growing up in a JW family from a child’s point of view – even though that child is now […]

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A&E TV Presents New Series on Cults

An A&E TV program about cults (including Jehovah’s Witnesses) that Barbara will be on, will air this coming Tuesday, May 29th (2018) at 10 PM EST. Don’t forget to watch and please share the information.

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Working in the Watchtower’s Engineering Department

Before my transfer from the Engineering Department to the Writing Department in 1989, the architect designing a 30-story staff residence building (that was about to be built near the four Watchtower printery buildings) mentioned to me his need for a professional cost analysis system to be put into place for future building projects. He designed the buildings but the Accounting […]

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“Barbara Uncensored” – Not Your Typical Biography

During the first week of May 2018, released a new book by and about our own Barbara Anderson and the tasks she has taken on for nearly 25 years. Barbara Anderson Uncensored: Eyewitness to Deceit is unique when compared to earlier books and autobiographies considered to be in the “ex-Jehovah’s Witness” or “apostate” book […]

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Living Was Hard Work

by Barbara Anderson The year was 1919. He was seven, the oldest of four surviving children. He was his immigrant father’s workhorse who was ordered to do man-sized jobs. Therefore, to keep the family warm, the child, not the father, often walked the long, wind-whipped city blocks carrying a heavy burlap sack of coal on […]

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Coping with Shunning

By Barbara Anderson
When my husband and I left the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs), we, like countless others, lost family members and friends because of the Witnesses shunning doctrine. Each of us has a story to tell as to why we left. Some of us have stories that are similar; others far different. . .

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Joe Anderson’s Interview with “Randy M”

On August 27, 2016 Joe Anderson was interviewed by “Randy M” on Rick Fearon’s “Watchtower Behind Closed Doors” SOUNDCLOUD channel. Joe is, of course, Barbara Anderson’s spouse and best friend – enjoying a very close and loving relationship for many years. Joe shares many experiences as both an active and former Jehovah’s Witness. 

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The Struggles of Jehovah’s Witness Women

Please listen to the following “Critical Thinking” program and hear Lady C interview Joy Grant – one of my closest friends. I must say I found the interview an excellent way to spend an hour.  Titled “The Struggles of Jehovah’s Witness Women,” the time spent listening to the YouTube version seemed to fly by because […]