Deciding to stay or leave
by Barbara Roberts, adapted from Lundy Bancroft. Helps you discern genuine repentance from phoney repentance.
by Dr George Simon Jr
An excellent 34 page PDF resource from Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter. And their booklet Choosing to Change: A Handbook for Men concerned about their abusive behavior toward those they love – may be helpful for abusers who want to change.
Gives excellent suggestions for those who are living with an abusive spouse and thinking about whether and how to leave. The site is written by a non-Christian, so replace the notion of ‘karma’ (only mentioned once on the site) with the biblical concept of reaping what you sow. The author is an Australian, so not all info may apply to those from other countries.
This is a compilation of testimonies by ACFJ readers of how God showed them that it was His will for them to leave their abusive marriages.
by Barbara Roberts. Explains the many reasons why women stay. After reading this article, bystanders will be less likely to slight a victim for not leaving an abusive relationship.