Tag Archives: Domestic violence

Watching a sister – 5


She is eleven. Still a child but well on her way to becoming a young adult very quickly. My parents decided to move from one town to another. This is a small place, off the beaten path. Parents sometimes think … Continue reading

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Look at me


Just look at the person or people you work with. Really see them.  It is one of the most difficult steps for many of us that work with people everyday: dare to see the signs and ask if someone has or … Continue reading

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Who is dumb and whom is stupid?


Well who is asking? From a book called “hur går hon” by Viveka Enander, Susanne Eriksson Larsson, Julia Fries, Carina Holmberg, Suzann Larsdotter, Hanna Olsson The book brings up a very interesting question in domestic violence and how we see it.  Often the … Continue reading

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Animal abuse = domestic violence


I am currently reading a wonderful book based on studies of different domestic violence situations.  Interviews from the women and the men that found themselves in the actual abuse situation. We have many aspects to address on this subject.  One … Continue reading

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He hit her?


No he didn’t hit her, mom said, he beat the crap out of her and kept her locked in a room for three days. Yes, they say time flies when you’re having fun – but I would like to add … Continue reading

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I want to be an addict when I grow up…


Or a wife beater, even the beaten wife.  Homeless sounds interesting and filled with adventure too! No, I doubt that many children have this dream when they are little.  And I doubt there are many adults that have the aspiration … Continue reading

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