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Tired

I am tired. Tired of having to defend my right as a woman to walk the streets and feel safe. I’m tired of reading and hearing “What was she wearing/doing?” when a woman is assaulted or killed. I’m tired of hearing “well she look for it” and “what you did expect?” I am tired of … Continue reading

Men and Domestic Violence (December 6, 2015)

Men and Domestic Violence (December 6, 2015)

Traditionally, the methods of dealing with domestic/intimate partner violence have involved helping the person being abused, male or female, to leave the relationship and find a safe space elsewhere. Currently, professionals in the field are focusing on reaching out to the perpetrators of the violence, who are usually, but not always, the men. Counselor and … Continue reading