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At His Dearly Loved Daughter, we're finding healing in Christ after intimate betrayal. Whether you're healing from betrayal trauma, working to recover from a sexual addiction, restoring a broken marriage, or learning to find your identity in Christ, we've got something for you! So grab your Bible, a box of tissues, and a cup of coffee, and let's lean into God as we heal together!

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Who Am I? I am Called by God and Uniquely Gifted to Benefit the Church Ephesians 4:1-16

We’ve been working our way through the book of Ephesians, learning to identify ourselves according to God’s definitions and not those of the world or the enemy. Today we’re learning about our calling and gifting. The identity God has given us is not meant simply to benefit our own lives ...
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I Think We Need a Separation. What Are My Biblical Options?

When my love and I were going through the very early stages of recovery, separation wasn’t really on our radar. We were trying to give our marriage the best chance of survival, and everything we thought we knew said separation was the first step towards divorce. As we healed, though, ...
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Communicating God’s Way: The Importance of Forgiveness and Humility

Forgiveness is a big word surrounded by a lot of confusion. Some other time we’ll talk much more about the ins and outs of it, and when we should and should not forgive. (I’m in the research phase of that project.) But today what we want to deal with is ...
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Who Am I? I am Strong, Deeply Loved, and Complete in Christ

Who Am I? I am Strong, Deeply Loved, and Complete in Christ Ephesians 3:14-21 We’ve been working our way through the book of Ephesians, learning to identify ourselves according to God’s definitions and not those of the world or the enemy. Today we want to let a few profound truths ...
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Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: Is He Still Lying to Me?

Often, when lies have defined a relationship for many years, we’re left wondering, will I ever stop waiting for the other shoe to drop? Even after years of solid recovery, many of us find ourselves struggling to believe we're not still being lied to. How can we ever know for sure, we wonder? What ...
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Communicating God’s Way – Tell the Truth!

Communicating God’s Way – Tell the Truth! We’ve been studying what the Bible has to say about communication, and this week it’s all about how important it is that we all tell the truth. All the time. We need to be deeply committed, as the saying goes, to tell the truth, the whole truth, ...
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Who Am I? I Am a Recipient of the Revelation of God’s Plan

Who Am I? I Am a Recipient of the Revelation of God’s Plan Ephesians 3:1-13 We’ve been working our way through the book of Ephesians, learning to identify ourselves according to God’s definitions and not those of the world or the enemy. Today we’re learning about our position as the ...
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Healing is Not Linear: Navigating the 3 Stages of Healing from Betrayal Trauma

Healing is Not Linear: Navigating the 3 Stages of Healing from Betrayal Trauma People far wiser than myself have named three stages to the process of healing from Betrayal Trauma, and as a survivor, I can definitely find pieces of my own story in each of those stages. But I’m ...
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Common Manipulation (Gaslighting) Tactics and How to Respond- Part Two

Common Manipulation (Gaslighting) Tactics and How to Respond - Part Two We’re talking about what it means to communicate God’s way, and last week we talked about some of the most common ways we use manipulation (gaslighting) to mess this up. We all sometimes choose to play games rather than ...
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Common Manipulation Tactics and How to Respond to them – Part One

Common Manipulation Tactics and How to Respond to them - Part One We can’t adequately cover the topic of communication in this series without addressing the ways in which we choose to manipulate and play games rather than speak plainly and honestly, or the times when we’re more interested in ...
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I am the Body of Christ and the Temple of the Holy Spirit

Who Am I? I Am Part of the Body of Christ, God’s Holy Temple.

Who Am I? I Am Part of the Body of Christ, God’s Holy Temple. Ephesians 2:14-22 We’ve been working our way through the book of Ephesians, learning to identify ourselves according to God’s definitions and not those of the world or the enemy. Today we'll discover what God has to ...
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What should I do about his porn problem? 8 First steps for wives

What should I do about his porn problem? 8“First Steps” for Wives

What should I do about his porn problem?8“First Steps” for Wives Here you are, you’ve found yourself in that terrible place which has become a reality for countless wives across the world. You’ve discovered his porn problem. Maybe you’ve known for a while that he looked here and there, or ...
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Communicating God’s Way – Our Asinine Tendency to Presume and Assume

Communicating God’s Way - Our Asinine Tendency to Presume and Assume We’ve been spending some time learning to communicate within our marriages according to the principles set forth in Scripture, so before we start talking about our tendency to presume and assume, lets recap a little of what we’ve already ...
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I am a covenant citizen with God's holy people

Who Am I? I Am a Covenant Citizen with God’s Holy People

Who Am I? I Am a Covenant Citizen with God’s Holy People Ephesians 2:11-22 We’re studying the book of Ephesians in order to better understand how we have been identified as God’s holy people. We’re allowing our Creator (the One who so carefully knit us together in our mother’s womb) to give ...
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A time to mourn

A Time to Mourn – The Importance of Grieving an Intimate Betrayal

A Time to Mourn - The Importance of Grieving an Intimate Betrayal Sadness, grief, deep sorrow; these are things that make us uncomfortable. We’re quick to call for healing both in ourselves and in others because we don’t want to deal with the painful emotions involved in a time of ...
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Looking for more support as you heal from betrayal trauma?

Do you love the blog, but find yourself wishing there was more support available to you? Good news!

At His Dearly Loved Daughter Ministries, we offer an ever growing list of resources to help you. Check out our Ministry Page to find our coaching services, online classes and groups, and information about our speaking ministry.

If you're a betrayed wife who is deeply committed to seeking and following God and His will as you heal, we'd love to have you in our Facebook support group! Message Esther today and we'll get you added.