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The Pattern of the Double-Bind in Mormonism

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The Pattern of The Double-Bind is a convoluted, insidious stratagem that turns our mental and emotional common sense world upside down. It is a circular pattern that ends in a vortex of depression and possible suicide.

This book is the culmination of a twenty-year odyssey, a personal quest for a solution to an unknown problem that had become emotionally and intellectually i
Paperback, 172 pages
Published May 20th 2000 by Universal Publishers
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An extremely helpful and readable read. I read this many years ago. What an eye opener!
Angel Cowgirl
While this is an excellent analysis and very eye-opening, it can be a bit hard to follow for anyone who has not been immersed in the Mormon culture. I do wish that specific examples and details had been given when describing the pattern, rather than quotes from former members using Mormon terminology. This is the best book I have found so far, though, regarding the terrible 'Catch 22' situations that the Mormon church places its followers in, and a very validating read for those disenchanted mem ...more
Robert Nielson
Incredibly helpful in understanding the psychology of Mormonism and why I didn't fit within the religion.
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