Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation

When Will the New Day Dawn? Loving a Spouse who was Victimized in the Past

When Will the New Day Dawn? The evils of physical violence, sexual violation and verbal assault leave scars. Your husband or wife may deal with strong temptations to react with suspiciousness, fear, hopelessness, bitterness or escapism. Your spouse may misread your intentions, and have a hard time trusting you. How can you love well when your partner struggles?

This lecture is from the 2010 National Conference, “ONE for Better and Worse: A Marriage Conference About Much More than Marriage.

David serves as CCEF’s executive director, as a faculty member, and as senior editor of the Journal of Biblical Counseling. He holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary.