Like countless various other ladies, HLN support Christi Paul criticized herself for the psychological misuse loaded on her by her very first other half, whose terrible, profanity-laced tirades left her sensation as though she had no worth, no self-respect, and also no place to transform for aid. Then someday, when Christi was taking sanctuary in a church car park, the knowledgeable "Count on the Lord with all your heart as well as lean out your very own understanding" stood out right into her head. Because minute, she understood she did have someplace to transform nevertheless. Hanging on to her Christian confidence, Christi started the difficult procedure of restoring her self-image and also reclaiming control of her life. Currently gladly remarried and also the mommy of 3 ladies, Christi really feels contacted us to share her tale in the hope that sufferers will certainly discover guts to look for the aid they seriously are worthy of and also require. Composed with sincerity as well as poignancy, Love Isn't Intended to Pain narrates Christi's individual experience with psychological misuse as well as demonstrates how—— with God's assistance, some unusual treatment, as well as confidence—— she had the ability to damage the cycle as well as reclaim her feeling of self-respect.
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Christi Paul is a prize-winning reporter and also nationwide weekday information support for CNN"s HLN and also TruTv"s In Session. In her 8 years at CNN, she has actually covered a variety of tales, consisting of 2 governmental political elections, the Virginia Technology capturings, the Casey Anthony murder test, the Warren Jeffs polygamy test, and also the Conrad Murray test. She has actually additionally talked to such kept in mind numbers as Legislator John McCain, Reverend Jessie Jackson, previous medicine czar Barry McCaffrey, starlets Jane Seymour as well as Patricia Heaton, bestselling writer Marianne Williamson, as well as artists Keith Urban and also Jim Brickman, to name a few. An achieved vocalist, Christi has actually done the National Anthem for the Cleveland Indians, the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Thrashers, as well as the Cleveland Cavaliers. She has actually additionally carried out onstage with Grammy-winning musicians Richard Marx and also David Foster. This springtime Christi came to be an ambassador for Liz Claiborne"s Love Is Not Misuse project, which intends to instruct teens concerning dating physical violence and also aid them make healthy and balanced partnership choices. She additionally offers on the board of Safe Children Georgia as well as is an ambassador for the Starlight Starbright Kid"s Structure. Christi resides in Atlanta with her hubby, Pete, and also their 3 children.

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