If you have realized a relationship you are currently in is primarily in the unhealthy category, it’s time to see the truth.
If you are like me, and you never learned about healthy relationships, or you didn’t have healthy role models, there's no way for you to discern unhealthy manipulation camouflaged in compliments, gifts, or continual time with the person.
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Until we discover how to let Christ’s perfect love flow in us and work through us, we can be easily deceived into thinking we just need to find our “perfect love,” in another person.
Your true value comes from who made you and whose identity you stand in. The only way to see your priceless value is to learn Christ’s truth and partner with him.
Whether you grew up in a loving home or you didn’t, you may struggle to feel you are worthy to be loved or that you are truly loved.
I had to live like I believed God was good and He had the best plans for me and my children; MORE than the fear I felt, the questions I had, and the uncertain circumstances I faced.
When you believe your identity originates or it is determined by imperfect people (including yourself), you will constantly feel a need to prove yourself, fix yourself, or punish yourself.