You need to get to safety. Now.
When the abuse starts, that's when you know enough is enough. It's time to find a haven somewhere else. There will be a chance down the road to assess where your marriage is headed in the long term. No one is saying divorce is the inevitable outcome. God can transform anyone.
But He doesn't promise to do that. People choose to persist in sin. And that's why it's imperative for you to leave . . . so you can think clearly, take stock of the situation, and most of all, protect yourself and those whom you love.
Dr. David Clarke, a licensed psychologist specializing in marital therapy for more than 30 years, wants to help you make the break from your abusive relationship. Whether or not divorce is on the horizon is beside the point. You need to get out so you can sort it out.
Dr. Clarke understands this journey won't be easy. That's why he provides a step-by-step plan that includes practical advice as well as biblical guidance. But leave you must, because abuse is a sin that doesn't come from above. Let this book help you get away from your abuser so you can give your marriage the best chance to succeed. Because only with some distance will you be able to see what your loving, ever-faithful God has in store for you.