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The affect of witnessing DV on a child.
19. Dec, 2015 I'm incredibly proud of the bravery my daughter has shown in writing this.  Visit her blog at “Till it happens to you, you don’t know how I feel”. “Till it happens to you, you don’t k...

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Why Police are failing DV victims
It came as no surprise to me to read in the local and national
newspapers that my local Police force are one of 27 forces failing to deal
adequately with Domestic Abuse cases and victims.  Indeed, on the same day it was also reported
that  ‘A Police officer...

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General Election 2015
The two major passions in my life are working/volunteering
in my local community and campaigning for greater awareness on men’s issues
particularly relating to Domestic Violence 
and so May 7 th 2015 was an well anticipated date for me.  I gained experience...

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Gender Attitudes towards Domestic Violence
I’ve often commented on the attitude of some women
towards Domestic Violence and have been contemplating this for a while.   As a victim, survivor and now as a supporter
of those experiencing DV, I’ve spoken to many survivors of both genders and
have seen a...

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Listen Up
Part of the feedback I received from my last blog was ‘ when we (men) have spoken out, we are not believed or listened too.’ Men and boys aren’t encouraged to speak out or talk...

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It's Good to Talk
When I first began writing about Men’s Issues I adopted a
non de plume, Si Victim.   This
pseudonym was short for Silent Victim which reflected the way I had felt about
enduring over 17 years of Domestic Abuse. As a battered husband, I had nowhere to turn n...

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My 100th Post
This is my 100th blog and I felt I wanted to do something different to mark the occasion.  It has been an amazing journey so far and I have been staggered by the response and stories I heard.     It has been humbling to learn that I have also helped other p...

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Child or Parent Support?
Money Demands. It’s a sad indictment on British society when someone is
better off financially not work than trying to earn their keep and not be a
burden to the tax payer.  To my own personal experience, I have found this to be true
and not a urban myth.  ...

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In Denial
I was challenged to write a blog about men making false
allegation of Domestic Violence.  In
fact, men are reluctant to make any sort of accusations for fear of not being
believed.  The person who issued the
challenge had taken offence at something I had wr...

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I got more reaction from my last blog than any other.  I was told it was offensive.  I was accused of making Domestic Violence gender-specific
when it isn’t.  I was called sexist and a
narcissist.  All my attackers were
female.  I found the charge of making...
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