Thursday Thought — Leaving Successfully

A Cry For Justice

I would never pressure you to leave your relationship.  There is way too much that I don’t know.  You might not have any money to go our on your own right now. You might have to stay to protect your children from him.  You may not feel strong enough.  There are many reasons why staying might be the right choice for now.

But if you decide to leave, I want you to succeed, so that you can build the life you desire.  And staying away after you leave is the hard part.  That’s the phase when you have to deal with your fears of what he might do.  That’s when your loneliness comes up, and your sadness.  That’s when he makes promises and starts manipulating you.

So to succeed in staying away you have to have a plan, and it might be best to put it in writing.  It…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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