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

Tag Archives: Deborah

This Thing Called Healing

[June 17, 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 can’t take criticism. After a lifetime of abuse, the smallest critique sends me either running to the bathroom to cry or coming out with both fists flailing, trying …

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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 agony of handing your kids over to an abuser

At the I Will Stand page on Facebook there is a post which all parents who have to hand their kids to abusers will identify with. Why do they have to do this? Because of Family Court Orders. AARGH! Apologies for the double postings today. I know . . . I don’t always stick to our policy. …

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