HELP FOR BATTERED MEN


PLEASE GET HELP AND GET OUT!! MY FATHER DID NOT SURVIVE HIS ABUSE. MEN, PLEASE I BEG YOU TO LEAVE THESE WOMEN. THEY WILL DESTROY YOU IF YOU STAY…

Getting Help

The first step in getting help is reaching out.

“The Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men is the only one in the nation that offers support and help in finding resources specifically for men,” says Brown, of the not-for-profit helpline. “We’ll provide options and support and help a man understand that the abuse is not his fault and it is not acceptable.” The Domestic Abuse Helpline can be reached from anywhere in the US and Canada, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling 1-888-7HELPLINE (1-888-743-5754).

LINK TO ARTICLE:

http://www.webmd.com/balance/features/help-for-battered-men

 

What abusers hope we never learn about trauma bonding


Avalanche of the soul

Do you think you can’t leave your abusive partner? Do you feel hopeless when you return to a relationship filled with pain? Or, do you dwell on your toxic ex and struggle to stay away? Then you may be caught in a carefully crafted trauma bond – but you don’t need to be Houdini to escape.

Photo by Clearly Ambiguous Photo by Clearly Ambiguous

Traumatic bonding is a hit with abusers, because it helps him to maintain much-needed control. It helps him keep you where he wants you: tethered to him and his soul-destroying behaviour. But, the bond isn’t as iron-clad as he imagines. Here’s FIVE things he hopes you don’t know about traumatic-bonding, and how to shake off the shackles.

1. What is trauma bonding?

Traumatic-bonding is an intense attachment to your abuser. It happens when you feel emotionally and physically dependent upon a dominant partner – who dishes out abuse and rewards…

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Triangulation: The Trap Of The Problematic Person


Photo credit: Luke Addison Do you know someone who takes pleasure in dragging any and everyone down with spreading rumors or lies, starting arguments and getting everyone involved, or keeping problems going by including people who should not be included?…

Source: Triangulation: The Trap Of The Problematic Person