Studies for the Journey

Don’t Try to Diagnose Your Abuser

Don’t Try to Diagnose Your Abuser

Today I would like to ask those of you in abusive relationships a question: Do you try to diagnose your abusive partners?  I have worked with many people in abusive relationships who spend a lot of time wondering if their…

How to Find a Good DV Lawyer

How to Find a Good DV Lawyer

One of the most important things you can do for yourself as a DV survivor is to find a lawyer to stand beside you when fighting against your abuser in court. The stories I hear from abuse survivors about rulings they’ve…

Fighting the Strategies of a User

Fighting the Strategies of a User

All users aren’t abusers, but all abusers are users. If you are in the beginning stages of a relationship with one of these people, they will try some common tactics to real you in. I will share some strategies you can…

God Values You Over Your Marriage

God Values You Over Your Marriage

I have recently finished a course on the Old Testament – so interesting! One of the things we studied closely was the 10 Commandments. I have looked at the 10 Commandments many, many times. But, this time, really studying them gave…

What Does the Bible Say about Abuse?

What Does the Bible Say about Abuse?

  I am continuing my intensive course. This week, my friend Rose Saad, author of A Path to Hope, was kind enough to write a guest blog for me. Many of us have tried to seek wisdom about domestic violence from our…

Help! I’m Getting Divorced, Now What?

Help! I’m Getting Divorced, Now What?

Are you facing a divorce? Perhaps you have finally gotten the courage to leave your abusive spouse. Or, your spouse cheated on you multiple times. Whatever the reason you are in this place, it sucks. I’ve been there. My divorce…

Why Do I Still Love My Abuser?

Why Do I Still Love My Abuser?

I speak to many abuse victims. They contact me to understand whether they really are being abused. They contact me to seek help in leaving their abusers. Some even contact me to ask me why they still love their abusers. This…