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Interview with David Instone-Brewer, author of “Divorce & Remarriage in the Bible”

David Instone-Brewer is the author of  two books on the topic of divorce: Divorce and Remarriage in the Bible,  and Divorce and Remarriage in the Church [*Affiliate links]. See his website at Instone-Brewer. David says of himself: “I work at Tyndale House, a research institute in Cambridge UK which specializes in biblical studies. My personal …

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A male survivor’s story — by Friend in Need from Europe

[October 30, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Note from Barb: Friend in Need does not speak English as his mother tongue, so I have helped him with English spelling and sentence structure. *** Many many years …

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Differences Between an Abusive Wife and an Abusive Husband: Our Story

Saturday, I sat down with a friend to talk about our different experiences in our former abusive marriages. “Chris” was married to an abusive woman for 25 years while I was married to an abusive man for 12 years. We both wanted to discover what similarities and/or differences there were between our respective marriages.  This …

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Abuse and God’s Mercy: Martin’s Story

MY STORY I was born in 1962, raised in a very strict Roman Catholic home in Roman Catholic schools.  Having been gifted with a desire to seek God, I sought Him as best I knew how within the Roman Catholic Church.  As a teenager, I felt called to service and even talked to several priests …

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Neglect as a form of abuse

Jeff S, a male survivor who recently joined our blogging community, has thought a lot about neglect as a form of abuse. We invited him to write a guest post about it and here’s what he wrote: *** [October 21, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the …

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