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6 Subtle Signs Your Relationship Is Becoming Abusive

(I did not write this article.  It was written by Sajan Devshi and you can find the original article here.) Working with domestic abuse offenders for the last six years as a probation worker, I’ve realized that a lot of … Continue reading

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domestic violence in the Bible

In all the years I’ve been in the church I’m in, I don’t ever remember domestic violence being addressed by the church.  That’s not to say it hasn’t been addressed, but I just don’t remember ever hearing it. And divorce … Continue reading

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abuse

This morning: Me:  Would you sleep at your dad’s house so I can sleep in the bed? Him [with an ugly, angry sneer]:  No!  ….   I don’t mind if you sleep in the bed with me. (for reference, see … Continue reading

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emotional abuse

Last night, I made my “bed” in the living room and then took a shower.  When I went back in the living room to get into “bed,” he was there waiting for me. He told me that he wanted to … Continue reading

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“A Cry for Justice”

Recently, through some of my readers, I have become aware of the website “A Cry for Justice.” Whenever I read things posted on that site, I start feeling really shaky and really scared and almost tearful.  I don’t know why … Continue reading

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yeah, whatever

Tonight I asked him to sleep in the living room. He was quiet for a long time.  Then he asked, Why? I told him that I thought I might sleep better.  (I’ve been having trouble sleeping.) He said the sofa … Continue reading

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Last night…

Last night, he went to pay the bills and discovered that I had taken the money out of the joint checking account.  (See post.) He didn’t like that. He asked me why I did that. I told him that I … Continue reading

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trauma bonding

The comment quoted below was left on “The List” page of my blog. I find this comment to be overwhelmingly powerful. “Never underestimate the power of trauma bonding, or what happens when covert behaviors reinforce over and over and over … Continue reading

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5 Signs of Abusive Relationships

I did not write this.  It is from Anger Management Chicago. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ More than one-third of women in America experience some form of relationship abuse during their lives. You might reject the idea that you’re in an abusive relationship because … Continue reading

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abusive relationship

I was going to ask my brother this, even though I have asked him before.   But instead of burdening him, yet again, I am going to ask it here. Am I in an abusive relationship???? I read a post titled … Continue reading

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