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12 Facts That Show How Guns Make Domestic Violence Even Deadlier

A statistical guide to firearms, intimate partner abuse, and the children, parents, and police who become victims, too.

by Kerry Shaw August 22, 2016

The complete article with graphics… 47 more words

Domestic Violence

Abuse in Hindsight

Before falling in love, like for real love, I had several notions of what it’d be like. I imagined how happy we’d be, how much we’d enjoy talking with each other throughout the day and how fun our dates would be. 1,302 more words

Advice

Love Shouldn't Hurt

Who was I at the time?

I was 18, a college freshman. I had just come home to Pensacola from Troy for Christmas break. I had the time of my life that first semester; I began to discover who I was, what my passions were, and who I wanted to be in life. 3,154 more words

Abuse

The Importance of Using Accountable Language

The Importance of Using Accountable Language

by Phyllis B. Frank and Barry Goldstein

This article was conceived because of the frequency with which leaders of our movement and presenters at conferences use unaccountable language in our presentations and proposals, even as they deeply care about ending men’s violence against women and have devoted their lives to helping women partnered with abusive men. 980 more words

Domestic Violence

The Secret Years

The Secret Years by Regan Burke

It’s been 40 years since I left the marriage. I had been sober for almost a year, he for three. 484 more words

Writers

My own place

Now that the divorce from my oldest son’s Dad is final and I have moved out of my mom’s house into my own apartment I have found the joy of being alone with God.   253 more words

Divorce

Fuck you, NOW

You heard me: fuck…you.

I can already hear the collective gasps from you OG feminists who haven’t accomplished a goddamn thing since Roe v. Wade. In fact, it’s gotten worst–look what’s happening in some of the more dimwitted states: in Virginia, for example, a woman has to agree to an ultrasound–at HER expense–before she can nod her head and say, “Yep, that there is a fetal alien in my body. 767 more words