Abuse in marriage is never okay. It goes against everything in God’s design. But it isn’t always easy to detect.
This free six-part video series called Understanding Abuse in Marriage will educate, inform and empower you to recognize different forms of abuse, and what to do about it.
Join Darby Strickland, counsellor and author of Is It Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims, as she leads you through the complex and painful realm of abuse.
Here are the topics of each short video in the series:
Video 1: What Is Domestic Abuse in Marriage?
Video 2: When Abuse Isn’t Physical Abuse in Marriage
Video 3: Misconceptions in the Church About Abuse
Video 4: How to Help Someone in an Abusive Marriage
Video 5: If an Abusive Spouse Is Not Repentant
Video 6: Hope for Abuse Victims
Reach out to our counsellors if you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one in an abusive relationship. Call 1.800.661.9800 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific time to book a free one-time phone counselling consultation and to get a referral to a counsellor in your area. For more information, visit FocusOnTheFamily.ca/Counselling.
For a full list of helplines and shelters across Canada, visit EndingViolenceCanada.org. If you are in immediate danger or fear for your safety, please call 911.