[The following article was submitted by one of our readers who learned these vital lessons through long trials of abuse. Thank you for sharing them with us!]
I just wanted to share with you what I have learned this week, in the midst of meeting with the pastor of my church as well as all my reading. I received the book Tired of Trying to Measure Up, along with Into Abba’s Arms and The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse. So I am really on a roll! Amazing to me, how the church today says that you only need a Bible to be competent to counsel.
I am realizing, that after years and years of abuse, that we victims need to be able to master identifying “behaviors” in others in order to keep from choosing abusive people to have relationships with. And we don’t learn those signs, necessarily, just from reading…
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