Were I to forgive you, Daddy … [A tale of domestic abuse, Part 2]

I just posted a piece on domestic abuse.  This is a tiny bit of my personal story that I wrote several years ago. The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive, but do not forget.  — Thomas  S. Szasz First published in March 2010.  This was not easy to…

Strongest in the Broken Places: A Tale of Domestic Abuse

Watching this video I was a child again. It validated experiences I had growing up.  It made me sad.  I grieve watching it for beyond my own experiences, as I know three women who are living right now in this sort of marriage. One is married to an elder in my church.  (Actually, he was…