Abusive Relationships

Comedian Writes Powerful Instagram Post About Abusive Relationship

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A comedian has written about a past abusive relationship in a frank and moving Instagram post. On Monday Beth Stelling, a well-known US comedian, u...

A Dysfunctional Family: What Are a Grandchild's Rights?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK
Olga Levancuka

Raising a question that is rarely addressed... A woman was raised in a dysfunctional family. When she was a baby, she was physically and psychologica...

A Letter to Women In Abusive Relationships - From a Survivor, Me

Katie Portman | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Portman

Most people like or need to think that abusive relationships are black and white, but they're not are they? We know that. The abusive men we love or have loved don't start out hurting us at the beginning nor are they always total monsters. That's what makes it all so confusing and so hard.

Garden Variety Creepiness - Romantic Heroes or Abusive Men

Tom Meagher | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Meagher

n Fifty Shades, we see the egregious result of every Hollywood 'ending as beginning' in a way that still lionises the abuser. Hollywood's classic arc is to portray a controlling man only up to the point where he 'gets' the girl.

How Often Do You Use the 'C' Word?

Liberty Forrest | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

Those changes will empower you. Those words will put you back in control of your life. There isn't a nameless "something" out there trying to keep you from being able to do something; it's right there inside yourself in that horrible little "C" word. Only you can make it disappear and put yourself back in the driver's seat.

Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Relationships?

Maggie Currie | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

There are many, many reasons why women don't leave an abusive relationship. I believe that most of the reasons stem from fear. Most of the fears are understandable, but often irrational.

Abusive Relationships and Bias in Victim Treatment Programmes

Claire Meadows | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Meadows

My extensive experience of being involved in unhealthy relationships has permitted me to explore domestic violence in great detail. I have analysed the dynamics of such relationships and the traits of the couples involved as well as the causes of this unbearable behaviour that can have tragic consequences.

Worst TV Commercial Ever? Man Headbutts Wife In Violent Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An advert that promotes Portuguese social-events website Vai Bater (‘go hit’) might have just taken the ‘Best Use Of Violence Against Women’ t...

Rihanna & Chris Brown: Why Make Music Together?

Mary_McGill | Posted 22.04.2012 | Home

Rihanna once said she didn't want to be remembered solely for her disastrous relationship with Brown, which makes their duet all the more sickening and bizarrely misguided. Expecting pop stars to be moral guardians is often wishful thinking but in taking Brown to court and rebuilding her life, Rihanna became a hero to many young women.