Things to listen out for

  • I can only come to a meeting if he gives me permission, he might change his mind at the last minute.
  • I have to be back in time to get his dinner.
  • He doesn’t like me doing anything in church that he isn’t involved in.
  • We can’t afford to do that.
  • He doesn’t mean it.
  • He is nice so long as I do what he wants.
  • I’ll lose all my friends if I leave him.
  • I know he gives reasons why I can’t come to church, but the truth is he doesn’t let me.
  • Don’t text or ring me.
  • I can’t invite you round to mine.