If it’s not physical abuse, it’s not really abuse. If he hasn’t hit you, you need to stay. Marriage is a forever commitment you should never leave.
In those painful early days, I did things I never dreamed I was capable of. I shudder to think of the person I was becoming.
You see, the journey is about God’s faithfulness and revealing the true condition of our hearts.
I wonder why some people find their faith solidified in the face of extreme trials while others see their faith wither and die.
Focus on the Family perpetuated the myth that the victim is at fault when a spouse strays. We must stop this lie!
I’m not sure where the church got this idea that a woman (or man) must stay in an abusive marriage. I don’t know how scripture can be so twisted and manipulated
The tears welled up as the dagger was stuck into my heart and twisted so deeply. The stereotypical comment was more than my bleeding heart could handle. In that moment, I contemplated never stepping foot in a church again.