CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE aka DEAR JULIE

I Can’t Take This

Challenges Women Face

March 28, 2017

Dear Julie, I have been in an abusive relationship for 10.5 years. It has gotten very physical before but it’s mainly emotional and verbal. He has broken my trust multiple times by cheating, he has broken my heart a million times with his words and affection.

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Wondering

Challenges Women Face

March 21, 2017

Dear Julie:

I left my husband in 2006 because I was in a physical and mentally-abusive relationship. We have a now 16 year-old daughter and, in my efforts to keep her safe, I have not been in a relationship since. Unfortunately, neither of us has been

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Struggling

Challenges Women Face

March 17, 2017

Dear Julie: I struggle with an alcohol addiction.—Struggling

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Dear Struggling:

I’m really sorry. I know how hard it can be to overcome an addiction. But, by God’s grace and help, it can be done. You must get help. Do you go to AA where you’ll

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Sticking with God

Challenges Women Face

March 14, 2017

Dear Julie:

I’m currently going through marital problems. Me and my husband have been married a year and couple months. He’s 27 and I’m 25. We’re both Christians but I have a deeper spiritual level from his. I have a secret place that I go to

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Sincerely Confused

Challenges Women Face

March 10, 2017

Dear Julie:

I am a 29 year old single mother who will be 30 in a couple of weeks. The Lord has blessed me with a wonderful 12-year-old son who means the world to me. I got pregnant at 16, but had him at 17. I

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Hurt

Challenges Women Face

March 3, 2017

Dear Julie:

I started dating my boyfriend a few years ago and it started pretty good. We’ve known each other most of our adult lives but never got together. I knew he liked me in the beginning but we were young. I advised him that I

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Lost and Confused

Challenges Women Face

March 6, 2017

Dear Julie:

Ever since I could remember I craved my father’s attention and praise. Instead I got his anger and harsh words. Due to my father’s careless drunken mistakes with me, it has led me to accept and be accustomed to abuse.

My mother has had

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