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An emotionally abusive relationship can result unintentionally from acts of kindness.
August 30, 2010

Ministers Can Create Emotionally Abusive Relationships
From Acts Of Unsolicited Kindness

It's hard to imagine that a good-hearted minister...with the very best intentions...can create an emotionally abusive relationship.

But it happens...when you offend someone's values by acts of kindness.

We've all had the experience of doing an unsolicited act of kindness for someone only to have them respond negatively.

"But, I was only trying to help" you may have said.

In ministry...even kindness has its boundaries.

If you haven't read about Father Dennis and his new secretary...and her husband's death can read it here.

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