A Cry For Justice

Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

Daily Archives: December 4th, 2012

Converting statements into questions – a skill for bystanders who want to help victims of abuse

Those who seek to help survivors of abuse often find their well-intentioned remarks fall like lead balloons.  The survivors don’t respond with alacrity, gratitude or even (sometimes) civility. What causes this mismatch? Why are so many well intentioned comments received so poorly? What’s the static on the line causing this interference? Being a survivor myself …

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