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How Do You Know When You Are Being Abused?

How Do You Know When You Are Being Abused?

     One of the hardest things about verbal abuse is figuring out if you are being abused. That was my biggest problem. I didn’t have any bruises or broken bones to point to. My husband was so good at turning every argument around that…

Are Women Called to Obey Their Husbands?

It happened again. I spoke to a female abuse victim whose husband took Bible verses that were originally meant to protect women, and instead, used them to hurt her. Women are called to submit to their husbands in Ephesians 5:22. Often,…

Must We Submit to Abuse?

Must We Submit to Abuse?

An abuser will often tell his Christian wife that she must “submit to” or “obey” him when he treats her with disrespect or abuse. But what does the bible say? Ephesians 5:21 – 33 is one of the places in…

You Are God’s Daughter – III

When you think of the story of Eve being created by God, what do you think of? Maybe you think of her coming out of Adam’s rib. Maybe you think about Adam and Eve being naked and not being ashamed….

You Are God’s Daughter – II

In my last blog, I referred to the sermon by Perry Noble from NewSpring church about how protective men are toward their daughters. Then, he went on to ask the men in the audience, “How do you think God feels…

You are God’s Daughter

You are God’s Daughter

On Sunday I visited NewSpring Church in Greenville, SC. The pastor, Perry Noble gave a sermon about marriage entitled “Four Things a Man Must Know About a Woman” from the first 4 chapters of Genesis. To watch the sermon, click…

What is Reproductive Coercion?

What is Reproductive Coercion?

Any time a partner maintains power and control in an intimate relationship that relates to a woman’s reproductive health. It really is just a fancy word for sexual abuse. Here are some examples of reproductive coercion: Forcing a woman to…

What is Economic Abuse?

What is Economic Abuse?

There are many types of abuse. If you click on the following link, you will see what is known as the domestic violence cycle of abuse wheel. This shows 8 different types of abuse that an abuser will use to…