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It is not an enemy who taunts me… it is you, my companion…
within God’s house we walked in fellowship.

– Psalm 55

What is Betrayal Trauma?

Definition

What is betrayal trauma?

Partner betrayal trauma is relational trauma which is caused by broken trust and unfaithfulness in your relationship. Circumstances which may cause betrayal trauma include: a spouse’s pornography or sex addiction, infidelity, deception, intimacy anorexia and or spousal neglect.

Symptoms

How do you know if you’re experiencing betrayal trauma?

  • Hypervigilance / Fearfulness / Anxiety
  • Nightmares / Insomnia
  • Avoidance / Social Withdrawal
  • Feeling Emotionally Numb / Depression
  • Shame / Guilt / Self-Blame
  • Mood Swings / Irritability
  • Physical Symptoms, i.e.: headaches, fatigue, stomach pain

There is Hope.

But I call upon God; and the Lord will save me.

– Psalm 55:16

Betrayal Trauma Healing & Support Services

In our private community, you will find live weekly support groups, intercessory prayer groups, articles, podcasts, along with a growing sisterhood of women walking together, who understand the deep pain of betrayal. Join us!

Hope’s Garden community has a $7 monthly membership fee.

Hope In Bloom

betrayal trauma support groups

  • for women healing from the trauma of discovering a spouse’s or significant other’s pornography addiction, infidelity or sex addiction.
  • a safe and sacred space for women to share their experiences, listen and receive one another’s stories.
  • two weekly groups, both meeting on Wednesday evenings, one 6:30pm-8pm Pacific Time and the other 7pm-8:30pm Eastern Time.

Morning Glories

support for women in their continued healing from marital betrayal trauma

  • for women remaining in their marriage, seeking a place to talk honestly about difficult topics, such as: forgiveness, marital intimacy, connection, how and who to share our story with; children, family, friends
  • Touch on other relevant topics such as: spiritual warfare, prayer life and our sacramental life in the Catholic Church
  • Open-ended group; come when you can.

Explore Hope’s Garden…

The Bridegroom Speaks Podcast

Listen to The Bridegroom Speaks Podcast.

Join The Community

Come journey with us.

Consecration To The Bridegroom

Learn Christ-centered DBT Skills.

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