How can I cope with my sense of abandonment?

How can I cope with my sense of abandonment?


Sometimes my sense of abandonment is very troublesome, could you help me out?


I think everyone has suffered the trauma of abandonment in some form. Maybe your parent left for a different life. Maybe it was your spouse. Or friends. Or your church. Maybe abandonment knocked the wind out of you or maybe you just fear it like a hurricane is headed your way at some point but you don’t know when.

But compared with the problem, try to change your focus to God, He is with you, and He will never abandon you. He can heal our pain in the past and gives us comfort in every difficult circumstances.


Establishing a close, intimate relationship with God is the answer for overcoming abandonment, because He alone can be trusted completely to look out for us and never leave or forsake us. We must make a covenant with Him.


Psalm 23:1-6

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. …