Much like the Pharisees who rejected the goodness of Jesus no matter how many miracles He did and no matter how righteous He was, these minions of abusers will reject and ostracize the victim of abuse while gleefully hobnobbing with your abusive ex-husband. The Bible does not tell us to grovel and beg and try to convince them how righteous we are so that we will be accepted by them. Quite the contrary. We are told to shake their dust off our feet, move on, and consider ourselves blessed.
All relationships with abusers end badly – very badly. There was nothing you could have done to make it end any other way but horrific. He does not give you that option.
In Isaiah 61, scriptures tell us that God Himself heals the hearts of the broken-hearted, proclaims liberty to the captives, opens the prison doors for the prisoners, and comforts those who mourn.
Narcissists, sociopaths, psychopaths and other domestic abusers almost always try [...]
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