A Cry For Justice

Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

Author Archive: deborahmom

The Lord Is My Shepherd

[September 8, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] I am mostly numb to Scriptures that talk about God’s protection. There, I said it. I wrestle with God on this every day, so I might as well say …

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Monday Mourning

Today I sit on my daughter’s empty bed again and just cry. I’m exhausted from a week of trying to undo yet again, what my ex did the week before. My life now is handling tantrums and rages born of fear, frustration, hurt and confusion. It’s crawling under benches and beds, to sit with my …

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The Reminders

The reminders. They need to come, but they hurt. They hurt because you don’t want to see the person you loved for who they truly are. They hurt because you have to know. Your eyes have been opened, and they need to stay open, to protect you and your children. There is no going back …

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The Incredible Truth About The Drama Triangle

How many times would I end up walking out of that room, dizzy with confusion at what just happened, or didn’t happen, feeling like I am always the problem, always the one who needs to work harder and do better? I had gone in, like so many other times, wanting to address a small issue …

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The Real Parental Alienation — part 2

PAS, or Parental Alienation Syndrome, refers to the poisoning of children’s minds by one parent (usually the mother), against the other (usually the father). The so-called “cure” is to take the children away from the parent who is “poisoning” them and place them with the other parent. Richard Gardner, a known pedophile apologist came up …

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Is Silence Golden In Abuse?

In the quiet of the sleepy morning, I find myself, as I often do, on the bottom of the stairs in my home, cuddling my two kids, who are triggering and on high alert. I often am too, in the mornings. The three of us are afraid a lot at that time of day. My …

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