Many women in abusive situations have found they just cannot get the support and help they need from their local church when it comes to confronting an abusive, narcissistic husband. At Agape Moms, we hear countless stories of women who have found that addressing abuse with marriage counselors and/or pastors doesn't didn't always result in a healed relationship, and sometimes, it actually made it worse.Read More
If you're in an abusive relationship, you've probably heard these words before:
"I'm not abusing you. You're the one abusing me."
Many women are caught off balance by this "chicken and egg" debate and don't know how to figure out the truth. You may wonder, "Is he right? Am I the one abusing him?"Read More
When most people think of domestic violence, they think of physical or sexual abuse, in which one person is using physical means to control their partner (whether by hitting, forcibly restraining, raping, or otherwise assaulting the person). But domestic violence includes other means of emotional, mental, or spiritual abuse that seek assert power and dominance over a victim, stripping her of her God-given uniqueness and individuality. These forms of psychological abuse leave scars on the psyche of the victim, denying her the ability to live freely in her marriage, in the manner God intended for her.Read More