These are personal accounts of the negative consequences that inappropriate interviews have had on people.

#38a Name Hidden. CS: 1,2,3,6,7 Other: Depression

As a teen and as a young woman in college I was asked by the Bishop about whether or not I masturbated. The discussion with my college Bishop kept me out of the temple and made me feel unworthy and unloved for years afterwards. Looking back, I was already dealing with depression at the time…

#35 Name Hidden CS: 1,2,3,8

I was never sexually abused by a bishop. I was however sexually abused by various people including family members from the age of 5 until 13. After the abuse stopped at 13, when I would get scared at night, when my anxiety was so bad, I sometimes couldn’t sleep for days, I found myself masturbating…

#33 Name Hidden. CS: 1,3,6

I could write a whole story about my experience, but I’ll just tell you what happened in the Bishop’s office. I was 18, living away from home in the college dorms. I was feeling guilty because my RM boyfriend and I had “gone pretty far”, not only that, but my BF would “go” even if…