Abuse is never okay. Abuse is never deserved.
In addition to physical danger, abuse can hurt the victim and family in many ways. While this website isn’t about domestic violence, abuse can be a factor in divorce so we want to refer you to resources that may be of help.* Click the links below to visit each web page.
The Hotline offers online chat 24/7, 365 days of the year. Their phone number is 1-800-799-7233 and their website is http://www.thehotline.org/
When you visit their website, you will get this alert so I want to go ahead and tell you in case you are being monitored:
Safety Alert: Computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear. If you are afraid your internet usage might be monitored, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or TTY 1−800−787−3224. Users of web browser Microsoft Edge will be redirected to Google when clicking the “X” or “Escape” button.
What is Domestic Violence (On the The Hotline website)
Finding Resources in Your Area (On The Hotline website)
Secret Financial Escape Plan for Domestic Violence Victims (Please read the paragraph below before linking to this site.)
I’ve been asked to share with you a guide for creating financial independence. This is not my area of expertise so please reflect on these materials using your own discernment and with great consideration of staying safe. Prior to implementing, it may even be wise to walk through the suggestions you will find at this link with a counselor or agency personnel who specialize in helping victims of domestic violence.
About Your Spirit
Being abused can make you wonder if you are worthless. Let me reassure you that you are of tremendous value. In fact, you are wonderfully made. God designed you like nobody else. He built into you a treasure of wonderful traits. I pray that you come to know your own value. Know that God is close to the brokenhearted. He has a plan for you for good.
*IMPORTANT NOTICE: This information and these links are provided for your convenience. Neither After Divorce Ministries, LLC nor Renee Ettline claim responsibility for the content and opinions expressed on those pages. Domestic violence situations can be very volatile. Use your own judgement in how you apply content to your situation.
‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”
Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
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