Why do you feel an addictive bond to your partner in spite of how he abuses you? We talk about intermittent reinforcement and how that plays a role in abuse.
Natalie and Rachel answer two listener questions. 1. Help! I’m divorced and I don’t want to be single forever! 2. Yikes! My husband says I’m the narcissist! What if he is right? We want to set your fears to rest in this episode!
Natalie and Rachel answer three questions about staying or leaving. What if he is starting to show some change? If I leave, am I giving up on the power of God to help? Is five years too early to leave an abusive marriage?
Emotional abuse traumatizes both the victim and her children. What does she need to help those children recover and heal from the effects of emotional abuse in the home? This is part two of our mini-parenting series.
Dealing with an emotionally abusive spouse is hard enough, but what if you share children? How does their abuse affect the kids, and what can you do to alleviate these effects?
In episode 22 of the Flying Free podcast, Natalie and Rachel answer four questions from listeners:
1. Why do I still keep hoping my abusive spouse will change?
2. Are there book suggestions for abusive men?
3. Should I “take up my cross” and suffer – or get out of abuse?
4. Help me deal with all the sad feelings I have living with abuse!
In today’s episode, Rachel and Natalie answer three questions from listeners: How do I forgive my abuser? How do I deal with the emotional pain of losing my marriage? Why do my older kids side with their abusive father?
Can a Christian woman in an abusive relationship take action against the abuse? Or is it her duty before God to surrender to it?
Natalie answers some of the most common questions women of faith in destructive relationships ask. Questions like “how can I be sure I’m doing the right thing by leaving my abuser? What if he can change?” “How can I protect my children?” And more!