Thursday Thought — Abuse: Cancer or the common cold
The misdiagnosis is deadly. If a doctor diagnosed cancer as the common cold, he would likely be sued for malpractice. When counselors misdiagnose an abusive marriage as simply requiring a higher level of commitment by the abuse target…they generally seem to refuse to admit error and stand by their original misdiagnosis of “if only you would have…” (by Joe Pote)
The original cancer analogy can be found at this post: The relational cancer of abuse is not like the common cold. Joe’s comment can be found in the comment section of this post here.