The naked truth about
Here in a few
It is now, and has always
been, an equal-opportunity problem. Almost anyone
regardless of gender or marital status, can be
What we think we know
about partner abuse has been radically altered and
colored by people with political and economic
In the US, we spend an
amount equal to the Canadian military budget on
this issue. This funds not practical solutions, but
only those people mentioned above.
While there has never been
any epidemic of partner abuse, there
has been an epidemic of anti-male and anti-family
sentiment. Again, to benefit those above.
Those in charge of
todays domestic violence industry fight long
and hard to resist change, even though our society
is quite different than when the approaches still
in use today were invented by self-styled political
activists of the 1960s.
There was never any
objective, scientific study of the issue before
those same people (yet again) started devising
their story of partner abuse, which despite the
fact that it makes no sense whatsoever, has become
the national norm.
Bottom Line: It is only
about people keeping their jobs; no matter whether
their services properly served their communities.
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The political activists of
the 1960s are still in charge, and all your tax
dollars do is cut more checks for the old girls who
dont know the 60s are over. Or they
already have their beach house in Maui and
dont give a flying flamingo what happens to
those idiots in the world with no
Yes, there are countless
challenges to the New Perspectives approach. Not
one with any objective merit, sadly. Mostly what
the proponents of the old-style divorce/jail
approach do is cast aspersions on the character of
the person objecting to their ideas.
Their ideas would have
been considered a bizarre, flimsy, non-approach had
it been proposed in say, 2000 instead of
1970whatever. (Dont ask me why it took
Congress until the 1990s to codify the nonsense
into law. But, its still all about times
Politics aside, meanwhile
real people need help. So where are they going to
Domestic Abuse Helpline
for Men and Women.
Again: VOTE VOTE
You need to go to the
Pepsi Challenge site and vote! DAHMW is the only
nationwide org that helps male victims. Yes, they
also help female abusers, too. They know abuse is
not a gender issue.
Its a family
Simple common sense tells
us that even if only one individual is targeted for
abuse, it still affects the whole family
How many people remember
Dad or Mom being really mean to their brother or
sister? How many remember Dad or Mom hurting Dad
Sometimes abusers focus on
one individual in the family.
Yet the rest of the family
still knows about it.
You know this is true.
Youve known families like that, almost for
Do you think it would help
any family you know to send Dad or Mom to jail, or
for the kids to have to go live in a facility away
from their house and school?
Could you imagine that
would be the only solution offered?
But it is.
Please support the
Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and
Help a family stay
©2010, Trudy W.
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Schuett is an Arizona-based online veteran with 10
years in cyberspace; an author and multiblogger.
She has held workshops on blogging, writing, and
promo for writers at the New Communications Forum
and Arizona Western College, and has participated
in world blogging events such as Global PR Blog
Week. She is also an advocate for unserved victims
of domestic violence. She is is the author of three
novels, two how-to books and eight blogs. Note:
Books are currently out of print, but two appear in
blog form. She currently publishes New Perspectives
on Partner Abuse at partnerabuse.com.
She has a video at her site that provides a look
into the circumstance of a few men. Entitled,
It is in five parts and was part of the Secret
Lives of Women series on the WE network. She
publishes the AZ
Perspectives on Partner
she is on Twitter
She lives in Yuma AZ, with her husband, Paul.
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