Some abusers are easily insulted. Some claim that their feelings are “hurt” when in reality they are angry. Some abusers take the slightest stumbling block as personal attacks. Be on the look out for anyone that has a huge response that is out of proportion to a situation.
Jena knew Harold was the wrong guy [...]
Archive for September, 2011
Complete Legal Guide to Marriage, Divorce, Custody and Living Together
by Steven Mitchell Sack (1988) Da Capo Press
The legal system is often experienced as abusive. This book provides good basic information to support you as you attempt to navigate the legal system. This book covers domestic violence issues, child custody, and financial support. Some content [...]
Early attempts at controlling your behavior are sure signs that as time goes on the attempts to control will only get worse. The key term here is always. The man who surprises you by taking you to his favorite restaurant on one date is not controlling. If he insists on ordering for you despite [...]
The Batterer as Parent
by Lundy Bancroft and Jay Silverman, (2002) Sage Publications, Inc
This book illuminates the effects of domestic violence on children and the importance of the mother’s healing and empowerment in children’s emotional wellbeing. This book also fully covers issues of post-separation parenting. Bandcroft and Silverman provide invaluable information to assist parents in making [...]
From today through the month of October (DV month) I will post early warning signs that the person you are dating may be an abuser.
Verbal aggression or any use of force –
The most obvious indicator that someone is abusive is how he treats the people around him. If the person you are dating tells stories [...]
Avon and Refuge (a national domestic violence charity) have joined forces to launch a new online campaign to expose one shocking aspect of domestic violence. One out of every four women will experience domestic violence at some point in her life.
The campaign consists of a new “1in4women” Facebook App and microsite. Both are designed to [...]
The Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Vice President Joe Biden have launched a contest to create a smart phone application (APP) that could help create a safer college communitys. They are looking for an APP that will combine a way for [...]