Posts Tagged "Divorce"

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…

Family Court through the Eyes of a CFI

Family Court through the Eyes of a CFI

I had a unique opportunity recently to interview a former Child and Family Investigator, and ask her what she thought of our current Family Court system. I spoke with Adoree Blair, who has been foster parent for 23 years, and has worked…

Advice to a Repentant Abuser

Advice to a Repentant Abuser

Recently, an abusive man* contacted me via my website’s contact page. He told me he realized several months ago he had been abusing his wife for over a decade, and had stopped. Even though he was no longer abusive (his…

DV Victim and Parent – What to Do?

DV Victim and Parent – What to Do?

In my last blog, I talked about the paradoxes a domestic violence victim faces when they are also a parent. In my case, I struggled with wanting to escape my abusive marriage, but also, not wanting to put my kids…

Does the Bible Allow Leaving an Abuser?

Does the Bible Allow Leaving an Abuser?

I can’t tell you how many stories I’ve heard of domestic violence victims (usually women) whose churches did not support them when they finally separated from their abusive spouses. This lack of support had many different faces: Their pastor told them…

Are You Ready to Date?

Are You Ready to Date?

In last week’s blog I began my series about dating after abuse by looking at what the bible says about divorce and remarriage. This week I will help you decide if you are ready to date. This is an important…

Is it OK to Remarry After Divorce?

Is it OK to Remarry After Divorce?

In the next several weeks, I will be doing a series about dating after abuse. Before I begin writing about dating, I would like to answer a question many divorced Christian women* struggle with: Does the Bible (and God) say…