Your Reactions to Abuse Are Not Abuse

I was on a tour bus in Mexico when out of the corner of my eye, I noticed them arguing quietly. It escalated quickly. I’m not sure whose phone it was, but he wrestled it from her hands as she cried out in pain. It took him all of three seconds to do. He remained... Continue Reading →

When “Gentle correction” Turns Into Covert Spiritual Bullying

I recently received a three page document which was written by a man I went to church with a few years ago. I shall henceforth refer to this man as Mr. A. He had taken it upon himself to write this document in response to some articles I had posted on my Facebook page regarding... Continue Reading →

To the One Being Abused

Too often within Christianity, abuse is seen as a grey area. Should she just be more submissive? Is he feeling disrespected? What KIND of abuse are we talking about here? Is he really abusive, or is he just a jerk? These kinds of questions cast doubt on people who have already been conditioned to doubt... Continue Reading →

If I Told You I Was Abused

Abuse thrives in silence. It grows within the walls of shame. If I told you I was being abused, it was a big deal. Maybe you're being abused. Maybe you know someone in an abusive situation. Maybe it's both. There's a special kind of isolation that latches onto you when the person who is supposed... Continue Reading →

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