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How to Change a Mind

Missy spent more than five years getting her husband to leave a cult, but the breakthrough was simple

Illustration: Reza Hasni

MMissy met Dylan when she took a job at the restaurant he worked at, waiting tables. The couple moved in together and got engaged not long after, despite what Missy saw as a huge red flag: Dylan was a member of a religious sect that she believed to be a cult.

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Eleanor Gordon-Smith

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

otter enthusiast. busy killing it offline