A Cry For Justice

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

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  1. ReachingForSupport

    Do you have a blog post on what “coming along-side” and supporting an abuse victim looks like? My church doesn’t really ‘get it’ and I’m so messed up, I’m not even sure what I need, I just need support and everything I read says, “get support”, but what would that look like? I know they aren’t supposed to ‘rescue me’ or tell me what to do, but do you have any blogs on defining ‘support’?

  2. Learning

    Thank you so much for this website and its resources. I’m almost 2 years into my abuse recovery and still feel so broken and messed up I hardly know what to think and sometimes how to function. This site has been a healing place of green pastures and quiet waters as I’ve been learning not only try to live differently, but think and believe differently, I’m fighting to not completely lose my faith in the turmoil and so the compassion and wisdom here is stabilizing.

    • Thanks for your comment and welcome to the blog!

      I checked out the article you mentioned but decided to not publish that part of your comment. The article seems to be good, apart from the statistics is quote about the rate at which men suffer severe domestic violence; I question that statistic. I know some men are victims, but the way the article gave the statistics (without a properly linked citation) makes me dubious. And there was a man quoted in the article who I had not heard of before. I’ve followed his blog now and followed him on twitter, to if I think he is wise in what he says about domestic abuse.

      So… thanks for letting me know about the article. 🙂

      We like to encourage new readers to check out our New Users’ Info page as it gives tips for how to guard your safety while commenting on the blog.

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      I changed your screen name to “Learning” as a precaution for your safety. If you want us to change it to something else, just email TWBTC (The Woman Behind The Curtain) Her address is twbtc.acfj@gmail.com


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