You may not be in an abusive relationship, but I guarantee you know people who are. The actual numbers of women who at some point in their lives experience stalking, rape, and/or physical abuse is astounding, and they are no different in the church. Charlene Quint, an attorney and domestic abuse survivor, shares about what domestic abuse is and addresses common myths and misperceptions and frequently asked questions.
You may think leaving an abusive marriage is the end. It is the end for some things. It’s also the beginning of things like hope. Karen DeArmond Gardner, a domestic abuse survivor, is sharing hope today for those suffering in an abusive relationship. She helps us see that leaving isn’t the end of who we are.
Karen DeArmond Gardner returns to discuss how God can meet you when healing after domestic abuse. She’ll share what God did in and through and for her to focus on our good and faithful God. If you are involved in a domestic abuse situation, a difficult marriage, maybe some other kind of abuse, God is waiting for you to boldly approach His throne and He will give you mercy and grace.
The statistics are staggering. If you aren’t in an abusive relationship, you know several people who are, even if they haven’t shared about the abuse with you. Have you had enough? Do you know when to leave an abusive relationship? Karen DeArmond Gardner shares helpful information and resources for those in an abusive relationship.
Have you been the victim of domestic abuse? Do you know the red flags of abusive and domestic violence relationships so you can avoid them? Read more in this post from Melanie Pickett, a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Remember, those who have been victimized can heal from this painful abuse, have hope for their future, and find happiness again.
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