Category Archives: Abuse

He Is Trying To Control Me: Resistance Is NOT Futile

What can you do if someone you love is doing something that’s bad for him, bad for you, breaking agreements that you have made, refusing to acknowledge that there’s anything wrong, and blaming you, telling you that you’re crazy for … Continue reading

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

     This article is reprinted with permission from an email I received from Dr. Ofer Zur. It is very important and I am grateful that he allowed me to share it with you.     "That only happens to … Continue reading

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Should I Be Getting Married? My Fiancé Doesn’t Stick Up For Me With My Mother-In-Law.

Caroline wants to know what to do because her future mother-in-law is extremely controlling and her fiancé seems to be taking his mother's side in every disagreement. She's worried about marrying him because he has told her that his family … Continue reading

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Deciding To Leave A Problem Marriage

  Deciding To Leave A Problem Marriage She's wondering whether it's wrong to leave this problem marriage. She married him because she was in love, pregnant, Christians were telling her it was the moral thing to do and she was … Continue reading

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Stay Or Leave This Emotionally Abusive Relationship?

"Princess" asked whether she should stay or leave her emotionally abusive relationship. They've been together for 10 years and married for five. Under financial stress, they have had to move in with relatives. Before they moved he was the most … Continue reading

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