What happens when the man of your dreams becomes your worst nightmare? As a woman of God, Loretta believes in standing by her husband, a preacher in his own congregation. But her marriage is far from healthy, a relationship made up of lies, pain, violence, and emotional abuse. Bound by love, Loretta has managed to ignore the obvious, but when she experiences the ultimate, devastating betrayal, she knows it’s time to take action. Life takes Loretta on a journey that she could never have imagined. With her faith in God, Loretta uses prayer to get through the unimaginable. But will she be able to walk away from her troubled marriage? Will she find the strength to move on? Pain Within is a novel about love—love that places a hold on us, no matter how toxic the relationship. It’s an inspirational read that encourages readers to remove themselves from harmful relationships, pray the poison away, and watch God’s healing play out.