domestic abuse
What D.L. Hughley did on his radio show went past misogyny and into psychological abuse.
domestic violence
People may agree that it’s never, under any circumstances, even remotely OK to assault a woman, “porn stars” are somehow exempt from this creed.
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I snapped, and I punched him in the arm. I kept punching him until we were struggling on the floor.
The South African athlete's current murder trial is both captivating and horrifying. Ever been fixated on any trials or criminal cases?
domestic violence
Real love between two healthy people respects boundaries, shares the burden of blame when things go wrong, and works to find a way to work things out without verbal abuse or rage.
And as if that weren't traumatizing and despicable enough, Facebook waited FIVE HOURS to take the picture down. I just ... can't even.
You ever read about something that makes you despair for the human race? That's going to happen right now.

May 7, 2013 at 3:00pm | 86 comments

21 NFL teams carried at least one player with domestic violence or assault charges on their rosters during the 2012 season.
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They blamed me for tearing the family apart by calling 911 that night in August.
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Years ago, my mentee at the time was in love with Chris Brown, in that innocent, poster in your locker type of way.
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Whatever Steenkamp endured in their relationship before her death was quietly shoved under the carpet, and no one talked about it; just like no one talks about domestic violence in any cases involving “heroes.”
domestic violence
Oh Christ, I realized. Everyone’s going to think I’m a victim of domestic violence.
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There’s a part of me that believes that Rihanna, as with any woman, has a right to be with whoever she chooses; saying that she can’t, or shouldn’t be, with a partner who she believes is reformed, takes me down an ethical slippery slope that feels far too treacherous to tread.
domestic violence
Collectively, mainstream media reporting has at once discounted Jovan Belcher's actions on account of his mental state and blamed Perkins for staying out too late -- as though Perkins could have brought her murder on herself.
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The American Bar Association notes that one in three murders of women is committed by an intimate partner.
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In a country where domestic violence is often hidden away behind closed doors, it’s exploding onto the streets. The question is: what are we, collectively, going to do about it?
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What makes the situation doubly painful is that some people refuse to even acknowledge that domestic abuse exists “the other way around.”
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“I’m divorcing you,” I told him, when he was finished having his way with me.
domestic abuse
The thought of having to abandon my pets to seek safety is wrenching, and makes me go convulsively hug a cat just because I can.
We subject ourselves to modern superwomanhood: running ourselves ragged, trying to pay our dues to the women who had to stifle themselves so that we could earn the opportunity to occupy space.
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Beauty blogger and queen of the online make-up tutorial, Lauren Luke, has created a video that's designed to shock.
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When you quote at length the abuser’s friend’s “side” of the incident, talk about the victim’s college transcripts, or her employment record, you are participating in some good old-fashioned victim blaming.