Posts Tagged "Why Do Abusers Abuse?"

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…

Spotting and Dealing with a Bully

Spotting and Dealing with a Bully

Remember those bullies from school? They seemed oh so powerful and strong . . . no one had the guts to stand up to them. Abusers are bullies in disguise. In the beginning they look like lambs when they are really…

Are All Abusers Sociopaths?

Are All Abusers Sociopaths?

  Many domestic violence survivors believe all abusers are socio- or psychopaths. I’ve asked experts in the field of domestic violence if they agree. These experts say we shouldn’t label abusers because if an abuser should be labeled a “sociopath,” he would then…

Abusers Are Liars

Abusers Are Liars

Abusers are liars. On some level we all know this. Yet, at times, they are able to trick us into forgetting this fact. I will give you few examples. Example A –  You are divorced from your abuser. He* has…

Do Abusers Know What They Are Doing?

Do Abusers Know What They Are Doing?

Does an abuser realize he* is being abusive? Does he know what he is doing? Author Lundy Bancroft says “Yes”. Why would a husband, especially one who claims to be a Christian, be abusive? I spent many hours/days/weeks/years asking myself…