“She kicked, scratched and slapped me regularly. As time passed, her physical violence escalated and became more frequent. The objects she threw at me became bigger, harder and heavier.”
“Both parents are to blame,” was said repeatedly, especially when Crazy’s behaviour was clearly wrong and indefensible. And while they were blaming “both” they were always looking at me.
It’s day 16 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2015. “Rob” tells his story of physical, emotional and financial abuse and the Bahrain kangaroo family court.
It’s day 15 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Alan shares his story of abuse by his Borderline Personality Disordered ex-wife and the Family Court.
He fought with her for about 15 minutes and came back in. He now seemed even more stressed and out of sorts and he just wanted to get in the car so we could go talk.
I had my doubts about Katie right from the beginning. Their relationship advanced to different stages so quickly. They were making commitments that most people wait years to make with one another, within months.
Abusive relationships can be like an addiction, leading from one to another until the cycle is broken.
It’s day 11 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014. In today’s In His Own Words, “David” tells how is childhood programming and his mother’s behavior groomed him into relationships with abusive women and feminism. First, I want to say that I was under the illusion for a long time that I was a strong, very …
“By the end of the first month of marriage I had been irrationally cussed out, called a bitch, an asshole, and stubborn.”
There are few things more pernicious than to continually use someone’s love for their children to beat them (literally) into submission. While this story does not contain bruises or broken bones, it contains something far worse – years of intentional psychological abuse.