Day Three of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and today Dr. T shares a story that comes through our own Andybob, whose friend tells the tragic story of loss and abuse at the hands of his wife.
“Male privilege” is a term of stupidity and hatred. It is another way of saying a man’s pain doesn’t matter, and “father” is nothing but a provider. The damage of this attitude to fathers and their children is incalculable, and even the “lucky” ones rarely escape damage.
John Nazarian thought, for whatever insane reason, that presenting himself to the world as a corrupt profiteer on the misery of destroyed families would endear him to everyone and make him a big shot. Uh, not so much. And as the appropriate reaction to this sleazoid intensifies, he seems to be coming apart at the seams.
In 2012 the British government announced plans to introduce “shared parenting.” Advocates for children had worked hard for years to get promises to help fathers be a part of their children’s lives. When David Cameron became Prime Minister, for the first time in 30 years it looked as if fathering would be respected by the British government. But then…