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

Daily Archives: September 19th, 2012

Support groups for survivors

Face-to-face support groups can be very beneficial for survivors of domestic abuse. For those who are thinking of starting one or participating in one, here are some things you might like to reflect on. I (Barb) participated in several secular support groups over the years. I went to my first group because the women’s refuge …

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Do Some Abuse Victims Have a “Need” to Suffer?

We have considered recommending the book Toxic Relationships and How to Change Them by Clinton McLemore.  It is valuable for presenting certain types and styles of personalities that are, as the author puts it, toxic.  This is the only book, for example, that we have found which identifies and discusses two types of toxic personality …

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How abusers are like mercury – by Song

One of our readers, Song, gave us this amazing analogy of how abusers are like mercury.  She wrote it as a comment on a previous post, but it is so good we are reproducing it as post on its own. Thanks, Song, for this image. Images and symbols resonate deep within our subconscious, and they …

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