Three Tough-Love Tips to Bear With the “Gomer” in Your Life

Three Tough-Love Tips to Bear With the “Gomer” in Your Life

 by Brenda McGraw

“Bear with each other ImageAs I walked into the house, once again I was disappointed. I couldn’t understand why his habit was more important than protecting our family. Why couldn’t he do whatever it took to work on our marriage, like he did whatever it took to get drugs?

This is an example of the life of a co-dependent. They love their spouse or family member, but hate the stronghold that keeps that person bound to a life of sin. It may not be an addiction to drugs; it could be alcoholism, pornography, gambling or any number of things.

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”

Wow. Really, God? Am I supposed to bear with someone who is making my life hard?

I want to believe in them. I want to help them. But what I really want God, is (more…)

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