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PODCAST: Do You Even Want This Kind of Marriage?

What if...the people we listen to for advice are more likely to be being abused? And what if the couples held up as ones to emulate by organizations like Focus on the Family are actually in really destructive relationships? This was a sad one for me to record, because...

Focus on the Family’s Scary Stance About Men Jailed for Domestic Violence

Focus on the Family wants women to believe that if they pray, men jailed for domestic violence can change.  Just before Christmas, on December 19, something super strange happened on the Focus on the Family Facebook Page.  They shared this story:"My marriage was over....

Are 70% of Divorces Really Caused by Women Divorcing Frivolously?

Are women getting divorced frivolously, for no reason?  For some reason, there’s been a big uptick in social media accounts quoting two statistics: Women initiate 70% of divorces 75% of women cite lack of commitment as the reason for divorce The commentary around this...

PODCAST: Are 70% of Divorces Due to Women Leaving for No Reason?

Are women divorcing left and right for no reason? Lately I've seen an uptick on social media sharing two "facts": Women initiate 70% of divorces In 75% of those divorces, "lack of commitment" is the reason for divorce The conclusion being made is that women are fickle...
How Churches Treat Women Who Divorced for Abuse

How Churches Treat Women Who Divorced for Abuse

Divorced women are not finding evangelical churches to be welcoming places.  Despite the fact that many women endured years of trying to make their marriage work even in the presence of their husband’s abuse, infidelity, or substance abuse, when the divorce is...

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How Do I Know if I’m Being Abused?

How Do I Know if I’m Being Abused?

How do you know if you're being abused? One of the hardest parts of blogging is reading so many heartbreaking emails and comments that come in from people in truly destructive marriages. I find myself wondering, why do people treat each other this way? And even more...

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