Ever Wonder Why Your Abusive Partner Hates You?

(This tirade is a little different from the more measured writing you may be accustomed to from me, so take  a deep breath. The piece is in two parts, both of which are below.)   Part 1 The abusive man learns early in life, from his surrounding society and beyond, that when he becomes an…

The Current Sate of Domestic Violence Services, Part 4

In the first three posts of this series, I laid out a collection of concerns regarding the direction that domestic violence work has taken over roughly the past two decades. The issues I’m raising are ones that have been brought to me by abused women themselves and by program staff, many of whom are also…