23 episodes

Hi there! Welcome to JW Forwardcast; the show that helps former Jehovah's Witnesses (and former members of other high control groups) rebuild their lives and move forward!

The host, Covert Fade, interviews a wide range of former JW's who have successfully moved on from the group to find how they managed to rebuild their lives and overcome the negative and limiting belief and habits that their former religion ground into their brains. We discover what works, what doesn't, and discuss how other exJW's might put this advice to use in their own lives.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7, 60 Ratings

Hi there! Welcome to JW Forwardcast; the show that helps former Jehovah's Witnesses (and former members of other high control groups) rebuild their lives and move forward!

The host, Covert Fade, interviews a wide range of former JW's who have successfully moved on from the group to find how they managed to rebuild their lives and overcome the negative and limiting belief and habits that their former religion ground into their brains. We discover what works, what doesn't, and discuss how other exJW's might put this advice to use in their own lives.

    23: Running! With Covert Fade and Martin Haugh

    23: Running! With Covert Fade and Martin Haugh

    The Forwardcast gets it's first return guest: Martin Haugh! We talk about keeping fit, running, and the new non-profit organisation Martin is setting up; The Freedom Project. 
    Check out the Freedom Project here
    Follow Martin on twitter at @haughmartin
     
    Subscribe to the Covert Fade Youtube Channel here 
    Support the Forwardcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/covertfade 
    Send your exJW questions to us at jwforwardcast@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 16 min
    22 - A Very Uncultured Christmas.

    22 - A Very Uncultured Christmas.

    As the snow swirls in, and Santa attempts to break into Covert Fade's house and judge his life choices to pronounce him naughty or nice, Covert calls upon three friends from an alternate dimension to give tips for exJW's on how to adapt to this new and strange custom of celebrating Christmas... 
     
    Check out the Uncultured Podcast:
    On iTunes here 
    On Youtube here
    On Podbean hereSubscribe to the Covert Fade Youtube Channel here 
    Support the Forwardcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/covertfade 
    Send your exJW questions to us at jwforwardcast@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 41 min
    21: Overcoming Shunning and Debt - With Covert Fade and Michael Shemwell

    21: Overcoming Shunning and Debt - With Covert Fade and Michael Shemwell

    In this episode Covert Fade chats with podcaster and life coach Michael Shemwell. 
    We talk about his podcast shows Shunned and This JW Life, about how to cope with being shunned by loved ones, and also discuss the strategies he used to overcome serious debt that he and his wife had accumulated.
    Follow Covert Fade on twitter @covertfade
    Follow Michael Shemwell on twitter @shunnedpodcast
    Check out Michael's website https://shunnedpodcast.com
    Check out the Shunned Podcast on iTunes: Shunned
    Check out This JW Life Podcast on iTunes: ThisJWlife
    Check out Michael's youtube channel here: Shunned
    Subscribe to the Covert Fade Youtube Channel here 
    Support the Forwardcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/covertfade 
    Send your exJW questions to us at jwforwardcast@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 16 min
    20: Love, Dating and Buffy the Vampire Slayer - With Covert Fade and Jeremy Howell

    20: Love, Dating and Buffy the Vampire Slayer - With Covert Fade and Jeremy Howell

    In this episode Covert Fade chats with fellow Uncultured podcaster Jeremy Howell AKA Mentally Diseased on Youtube and Twitter.
    We talk about his experiences in the gay dating scene after leaving the JW religion, and advice for gay and straight exJWs on how to start dating like a real person who no longer needs a Watchtower chaperone. We also discuss culture and books, and learn how Buffy The Vampire Slayer got Jeremy through a rough part of life. 
    Follow Covert Fade on twitter @covertfade
    Follow Jeremy Howell on twitter @mentallydzd
    Visit Jeremy's youtube channel
    Check out the Uncultured Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-uncultured-podcast/id1475075439
    Check out the Uncultured Podcast on Youtube here
    Subscribe to the Covert Fade Youtube Channel here 
    Support the Forwardcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/covertfade 
    Send your exJW questions to us at jwforwardcast@gmail.com 

    • 1 hr 14 min
    19: One ForwardCast In The Rave - With Covert Fade and Alexander Rhodes

    19: One ForwardCast In The Rave - With Covert Fade and Alexander Rhodes

    In this episode Covert Fade chats with Alexander Rhodes, AKA Sean Holland about his play One Foot In The Rave.
    We talk about he took the turbulent events that surrounded his leaving behind the JW life, and turn them into an award winning one-man show which is currently touring the UK. We also discuss art, mental health, meditation, how to get into performing art, and more! 
    Follow Covert Fade on twitter @covertfade
    Follow Alexander Rhodes on twitter @JoinedUpPoetry
    Visit Alexander Rhodes website at www.alexanderrhodes.me.uk
    Visit Alexander Rhodes youtube channel
    Visit Alexander Rhodes instagram page
    Subscribe to the Covert Fade Youtube Channel here 
    Support the Forwardcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/covertfade 
    Send your exJW questions to us at jwforwardcast@gmail.com 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    18: Covert Activism - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

    18: Covert Activism - With Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire

    In this episode, Covert Fade and Alice Cheshire answer two different listener questions...
    ...which are the same question.
    Confused? You will be. But hopefully the end result is interesting and useful.
    Follow Covert Fade on twitter @covertfade
     
    Follow Alice Cheshire on twitter @thealicechesh
    Find Alice at her website https://alicecheshirecoaching.wordpress.com
    Subscribe to the Covert Fade Youtube Channel here 
    Support the Forwardcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/covertfade 
    Send your exJW questions to us at jwforwardcast@gmail.com 

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

Sammie12222 ,

Really good

Thank you for all the advice, i love it. I know covert from lloyd evans channel and always thought he was funny, especially in the covert fade introduces the news. I am 26 and have faded at 19 so far successfully so thank you again, keep it coming

Anilam18 ,

Must Listen!

This is such a great podcast for anyone who has left or is in the process of leaving a high control group, especially Jehovah's Witness. Great tips, great information and understanding that can only come from an Ex Jehovahs Witness. Thank you for putting this out! Keep up the good work.

Beverly F in GA ,

Not an Ex JW

I was in a high control situation. After I was ejected (thank you!), I realized that I needed to understand what the heck I was thinking. And that led me to studying high control situations. Covert Fade et all are compassionate, intelligent, and forward-looking for recovery for others.
I really appreciate this podcast and people who go out of their way to help others.

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