Are You An Abuser?

Are you hurting the one you love? You are if you:

Love is patient, love is kind, it does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud, it is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs." 1Corinthians 13:4-5 NLT

"Husbands love your wives and do not be harsh with them." Colossians 3:19 NIV

If you are being abusive, SEEK HELP

Are you prepared to acknowledge that you need to change? If so, talk about this to a close friend, pastor, doctor or counselor.

If you are the friend of an abuser you can:

  1. Listen
  2. Do not blame
  3. Do not ignore the signs of abuse
  4. Be supportive
  5. Give encouragement
  6. Be a shoulder to lean on
  7. Offer to go with him to get help
  8. Invite him to go places with you
  9. Set a good example
  10. Learn about domestic violence
  11. Ask for help to deal with this