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Things I Wish You Understood: An Open Letter to Ministers From a Family Violence Survivor

by Anon

Things I Wish You Understood: An Open Letter to Ministers From a Family Violence Survivor image

I am a family violence survivor. My experiences are somewhat different than those of others, which makes me hesitant to speak, lest someone tell me ‘that’s not really abuse.’ Yet, when I sit in church, during sermons on marriage, gender roles and divorce and I struggle. As I struggle, I think to myself ‘there are some things this minister could do to help me right now. I wonder if they know that?’

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