I think when you get out of a cult, you tend to have a distorted view of how unique the harms and lies were that you experienced there. The world inside it was small and has much bad; when you realize the world outside is large and has much good, you want to say Hey! I got out! You'd never believe how bad it is in there! What you don't yet realize is that the world is full of people who are hurting in the same ways for completely mundane, secular reasons.
@joeld Congratulations on getting free. It is no small thing.
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