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Episode 89: Mixed Messages

Episode 89: Mixed Messages

How do you respond when your partner sends you two totally different messages? One message says he loves you and will do anything to make things right. The other message says you’re making a big deal out of nothing, and you’re actually the problem. Which message is true?

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Episode 85: A Conversation About Survivors Who Worry That They Are Abusive

Episode 85: A Conversation About Survivors Who Worry That They Are Abusive

You’re the problem. An angry woman, a discontent wife, a troublemaker, the ungodly one. You’ve heard this over and over, in your mind, at church, and from your husband. Why can’t you get it together? Where do all the rage, frustration, and ugliness come from?
What if the question is the answer?
Abusers don’t ask if they are abusive.
Natalie, Daphne, and Rachel discuss the common reactions women have in destructive marriages that bring shame and confusion.

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Episode 81: How Do I Forgive Someone Who Keeps Hurting Me?

Episode 81: How Do I Forgive Someone Who Keeps Hurting Me?

Forgiveness is one of the ultimate Christian virtues, right after love. It “sets the prisoners free.” Except in your life. It keeps you defenseless and bound to a person, or people, determined to keep harming you. Forgiveness seems like a super highway to destruction, the restart button for more craziness and pain. So, should you keep forgiving someone who keeps hurting you…and how?

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Episode 77: Am I Codependent?

Episode 77: Am I Codependent?

If a tennis player is playing a game with someone who isn’t hitting the ball back, is that person still a real tennis player? Emotional abuse victims are often labeled as codependent. But we’d like to make a case for the idea that some victims may just be playing tennis with the wrong player, and they aren’t codependent at all.

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Episode 69: The Catch-22 of Emotional Abuse

Episode 69: The Catch-22 of Emotional Abuse

In today’s episode, Natalie, Rachel, and Becky tackle a common issue many survivors have when they begin to set boundaries. You’ll also learn why taking all the responsibility in a relationship is never a win-win for anyone and what you can do instead!

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