Church to Abused Wife: “Stay With Him”

Due to a series of posts I once wrote and then collected into a longer piece, entitled Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them (which in ten months has been visited some 19,000 times), I get a fair number of emails from women relating the terrible story [Read More...]

Reason #7 Women Stay in Abusive Relationships: He Lies

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) (This is the next [and final] post in my series, 7 Reasons Women Stay in Bad Relationships. I have collected all my posts in this series into [Read More...]

Reason #6 Women Stay in Abusive Relationships

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) The sixth reason women too often continue in relationship with an abusive man is because they simply cannot believe that their man is as different from they [Read More...]

Women in Abusive Relationships: He Uses That He’s Lovable Against You

Two things to remember about your abusive man: His lovable qualities aren’t unique to him, and he purposefully uses those qualities to keep you hooked. [Read more...]

Women in Abusive Relationships: Back to Your Future! (pt.3)

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) [An update for those of you who read yesterday's Blind Mans Heart Accidentally Cut by Surgeon: Prayers, Please: Gary is still on life support in intensive care. [Read More...]

Women in Abusive Relationships: Back to Your Future! (pt.2)

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) Okay, so as to the nitty-gritty of how, exactly, you can go about separating yourself from some of the less-than-helpful things about yourself that, in one way [Read More...]

Women in Abusive Relationships: Back to Your Future!

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) In the last few posts of this series (The Good Daughter Syndrome, Like Everyone Else, You’re Guilty of Love, and Wave Goodbye to Your Parents) I’ve talked [Read More...]

Should She Return to Her Abusive Ex-Husband, Who Found Christ?

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) To those following it, I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to get back to my series, 7 Reasons Women Stay in Bad Relationships. I’ve been under [Read More...]

Women in Abusive Relationships: Wave Goodbye to Your Parents

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) Last time we talked about … well, snarky rhyming leprechauns, actually. But pursuant to my series 7 Reasons Women Stay in Bad Relationships (and just before Christian [Read More...]

Christian Leaders: For God’s Sake, Stop Empowering Wife Abusers

Pastors, church, and ministry leaders: Please refrain from ever using the Bible as a means of keeping women in physically or emotionally abusive relationships. If you believe in hell—that working in direct opposition to the will of God means spending eternity roasting alive—then, on behalf of the abused women who’ve written me in response to [Read More...]


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