The only real way to prevent domestic violence is not to get involved with a person who has an abusive personality. Abusive behavior is not an act of rage. It is also not caused by substance abuse. It is a personality disorder and the chances of stopping a person from resorting to violence is so slight. read more
This is a listing of reliable places and Hotline numbers in the USA and UK to call when you need help to escape domestic violence, abuse, and related situations. read more
Yes, I can say I have been a former victim of this. I was very young and naive and really insecure. But I survived it. I never subjected my children to it, they were born after I left him. But to this day, I still suffer the PTSD. If my current spouse makes a sudden move, say, in an explosive conversation, I cringe back without even thinking. Reflex instinct. But the good thing is that this former husband of so long ago has made an amends for his bad treatment of me. We are now friends and share a son together. (now grown). This rarely happens, but he apologized years ago and tried to make it up the best he could, this was after he joined AA. But he's still very controlling and manipulative and unable to stay in a lasting, normal relationship without slipping into his former tendencies. I can truly say that if I needed anything, and if he had the means to help me, he would. But he cannot be in a normal relationship, he's too damaged. Realized years later, he's bipolar and anti-social personality.
When someone mentions safety planning for teens, one almost
automatically thinks about the words, “Wrap It Up!” a well-known phrase for
practicing safe sex. I know as a parent
the thoughts that maybe going through your head when you see the... read more
Domestic violence is the hidden tragedy: those tears and terrors are silenced, even more effectively by the Fundamentalist Christian philosphy of male domination in the households. read more
Make no friendship with an angry man, And with a furious man do not go, (Proverbs 22:24 - NKJ) Anger is a basic human emotion that is experienced by all people. Typically triggered by an emotional hurt, anger is usually experienced as... read more
In my lifetime support for victims of domestic abuse has become stronger and more widespread. As a kid growing up I was taught never to keep abuse a secret, love should never hurt.
Boys around me were told, NEVER hit a girl. Some men I know were... read more
A relationship feels good for both partners of the relationship especially when you are treated with dignity and respect. This good feeling can quickly become replaced by feelings of fear and doubt when abuse is present in the relationship. Physical... read more
Who should be at fault when violence at home occurs. How do people find the root cause and how do they stop it from recurring? Just because someone has mental problems does not always mean they are prone to be violent or verbally abusive.
What is the difference between domestic abuse and domestic violence? Learn the signs and make an informed choice of your options. read more
In this hub, I will discuss about spousal maltreatment and cultural issues surrounding it. Spousal maltreatment can be viewed as a pattern of abusive behavior by one or both partners in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family,... read more
In the past people in same-sex relationships rarely admitted to experiencing domestic violence and for this reason many people still doubt whether it even exists. The fact is that studies show that domestic violence in same-sex relationships has the same rate of occurrence as in heterosexual relationships - a staggering one in four. read more
Verbal abuse as domestic violence (DV)
In this article, I will focus on verbal abuse as not just a precedent to domestic violence, just like what the literature on the subject says, but rather it is already a form of DV in itself because of the... read more
Why does anyone stay in a violent relationship? In asking why a person stays in an abusive relationship, we assume that the person has a choice, which is not always evident for the person suffering the abuse read more
No, I am not but I have been in the past. I got out and found happiness, and I implore everybody reading this who is - or knows somebody who is - a victim to seek help now, don't wait.There are people who can and will help.
Domestic violence against men may not be as commonly heard of as domestic violence against women but they do exist. Find out more by reading this hub. read more
Domestic violence: awareness creates remedies. Don't be silent, speak up and kill the violence. What to watch out for in domestic abuse. read more
Abuse. It comes in so many forms, some are blatant and other subtle. It can happen to us at home, at work or even in the street. Some people go through life never being abused. They are the lucky ones. Others, like me, often end up the... read more
But they worked it out. The above photo as horrible as it is; reveals a re-enactment of the faces of domestic violence. Every day, three women die as result of abuse—that's nearly 1,100 killed every year. "That number might not mean anything to... read more
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it -... read more
Are you a victim of domestic abuse, be it verbal, emotional or physical?
What is the definition of domestic abuse within relationships and can you be sure if you are being abused, or do you believe it must be your own fault these things are happening to you? read more
Domestic violence is a painful and serious issue that we cannot ignore. It impacts everyone and keeps the cycle going throughout generations. Learn the painful truth about domestic violence in this week's serious HubMob. Let's stop domestic abuse now. read more
Changes: You and Me If you came to Faces of Domestic Violence - Pt 2 for the rest of Sara and Eli's story, I hope you will not be disappointed, but I decided to tell parts of my story instead. Sara and Eli went through quiet a few changes... read more
I think this is true everyday women fight against this .I think these stores that sells alcohol needs to go out of business.I wished that this would stop for all women. The men tries to tell women how to do and you can not work either if you have a contolling husband.
“Precious” the movie
is part 3 of a series that is dedicated to the Faces of Domestic Violence. In
part 1 of this series I began telling my friend Sara’s story that involved
emotional and verbal abuse that began with Eli’s mother who yelled... read more
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