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“I Would Never Let Anyone Abuse Me”

I have often found in conversations about abuse that some people express the sentiment, “I would never let anyone abuse me.” This sentiment can quickly devolve into a lack of sympathy for the victim. It almost seems to the bystander that it is the victim’s fault because she allowed herself to be treated that way. […]

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Why Every Christian Should Care about Domestic Abuse

As someone who has not personally experienced domestic abuse, I’ve been asked why I care so much about this topic. My answer is how can I ๐‘›๐‘œ๐‘ก care so much? Must something affect me directly before I can care about it? The pattern I often see played out in conversations about abuse is baffling to […]

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7 Reasons Victims Miss Red Flags of Abuse

Sometimes people show a lack of compassion toward abuse victims because “they should have seen the red flags.” I’ve been observing this on some social media posts recently. It’s almost a “Well you got what you deserved because you were too stupid to avoid it” attitude. (First of all, do you realize how heartless that […]

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