Going Mental with Dr Tara Palmatier and Paul Elam: Abusive Women, Smart Men, Bad Choices

Whatever your feelings about relationships, there is no doubt that men’s lives with women can be both crazy and comical — sometimes both at the same time, sometimes not. For a thousand arguable reasons, it is our relationship lives where logic often goes out the window and all things limbic have a way of taking […]

In His Own Words: Self-Reflections at the End of an Abusive Marriage

It’s day 30 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month for Men and Boys, the invisible victims of domestic violence. “TI85″ reflects upon his marriage, his behavior and his soon-to-be ex’s behavior as he begins the divorce process. He experienced several kinds of abuse while married, including gaslighting, emotional abuse, physical abuse, jealousy, rage, passive aggression, blame […]

In His Own Words: Violent Alcoholic Wife Attacks (VAWA), Part II

It’s day 23 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month for Men and Boys, the invisible victims of domestic violence. Gabu’s saga, Violent Alcoholic Wife Attacks (VAWA), continues in today’s In His Own Words. This selection of journal entries depicts how Gabu was able to obtain a protective order and have his alcoholic, undiagnosed borderline personality disordered […]