Darby Strickland, a counselor and teacher at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation, defines financial abuse in marriage and offers advice for helping wives who are oppressed in this way.
Emotional abuse in marriage is one of the hardest forms of abuse to recognize, but unrepentant patterns are the key to identifying it.
If your marriage is in trouble, you can cry out to God with these prayers for marriage restoration. Remember that nothing is too hard for God.
Was your husband was sexually abused as a child? Don’t be afraid to take it slow with him, as healing takes time and patience.
When spouses stay alert to changes in each other, they can catch warning signs of possible mental health issues early on and seek the help they need.
While reconciliation is God’s desire for struggling couples, there are all sorts of situations that can bring a marriage to the crisis point — and separation can be an act of love.
Do you feel distant from your spouse even when you are in the same room? You may be dealing with learned coping mechanisms from childhood.
Depression doesn’t make you a failure. Persevering through it makes you a strong Christian and a winner in God’s eyes.
Don’t get tangled up in the notion that depression is a sin. Remember, you don’t need to deal with depression on your own.
Craig’s best efforts at helping his depressed wife made him exhausted, bitter, and resentful. Then, prompted by God, he made a decision that changed his life and began her healing process.