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One in four women will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime. Many Christians believe domestic abuse doesn t occur in Christian homes. Sadly, religion is not a deterrent. There is just as much abuse in Christian homes as in non-Christian homes, according to the Christian Coalition against Domestic Abuse. A Journey through Emotional Abuse answers the difficult question: ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published May 30th 2013 by Carpenter's Son Publishing (first published May 12th 2013)
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Shannon Campbell
Feb 12, 2015 Shannon Campbell rated it it was amazing
Welp folks..I finished the book a journey through emotional abuse: from bondage to freedom. I was at 51% this morning when I started my morning read but could not put it down! This is a book about both emotional and physical abuse from a Christian perspective. The author Caroline Abbott shares her experience through the church in attempts to gain support and guidance. She shares bible verses and quotes from other relatable materials. I am not a religious person. I'm not an atheist, but I ...more
Katelin Maloney
Jun 11, 2014 Katelin Maloney rated it it was amazing
This book should be recommended reading for anyone in an abusive relationship, who has been in one, someone who knows an abused woman, and for domestic violence organizations to have in their libraries. A Journey through Emotional Abuse is written for Christians who have many questions about how the bible relates to their marriage.

The author, Caroline Abbott, takes bible verses, and breaks them down so the reader can understand them and how they relate to their relationship. She explains the ch
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Nadine
Feb 15, 2015 Nadine rated it it was amazing
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Other reviews of people in the counseling fields do attest to the quality of this book in terms of content. I need to add about its format which will allow weak, low readability readers and those emotionally shattered to concentrate on lengthy readings to easily gain information. There is excellent use of bold print, bullet points, numbered lists along with graphic boxes for important information. I highly recommend this book. I received a copy through Goodreads First Reads in return for a ...more
Judie Dooley
May 26, 2014 Judie Dooley rated it really liked it
I won this book from good reads. Thank you for picking me. Great book. I wish I had this book about 50 years ago. Should be read by every woman who is emotionally or physically abused. it containes so much knowledge to help women make decisions that could save the life or sanity themselves or their children.It includes pages of great resouces. This book is written with the principals of the Bible and God's teachings, but I'm sure it would be helpfull for any woman.Thank you for letting me read ...more
Suzanne
Mar 06, 2015 Suzanne rated it it was amazing
I have used this as a text book. So much was revealed to me about myself and others. The book is organized into sections and this makes it easy for me to refer to sections when I think of a question farther into the book. I had no real idea why I wanted to read this book but I confirmed some expected truths.
Carol
Jun 16, 2015 Carol rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Young marrieds
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I won this book from Goodreads. I must say it is very informative and thought provoking. I wish this book had been available to readers forty or fifty years ago. I believe that this will help many women (and men) who are unsure about their relationships. The Christian information is a beautiful addition to a book that I hope many will read.
Christina
Nov 23, 2015 Christina rated it it was amazing
I liked the book it's a strong message I grew up in a domestic violence house my mom went throw it when she was a kid then married a guy just like her dad but then to see it throw someone's eyes from a different point of vier is always refreshing and its always good to see when someone makes it out alive
Rebecca
May 14, 2014 Rebecca rated it it was amazing
Definitely a must read for women who are in an abusive relationship. As a survivor of physical and mental abuse I know that this would have helped me so much during that time. I am going to pass this along to a friend who I think will benefit from reading it.
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Ms. Abbott is remarried after being abused in her first marriage. She and her husband have seven children and several grandchildren. They are passionate about their church, overseas missions and the fight against human trafficking. They enjoy bike riding and traveling together. Ms. Abbott is also an accomplished painter. She enjoys cross stitching and knitting. One of her greatest joys is helping ...more
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“A pastor who counsels an abuse victim to:
- Submit to her husband
- Pray harder, or
- Be a better wife
can't help her. She should not feel guilty about looking elsewhere for help.”
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“Learn to say to the abuser in a firm voice, "Stop it." Do not explain yourself, your needs, or what you mean. Simply call a halt to the abuse, and let that be your final word.” 5 likes
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