In His Own Words: Former Male Feminist Abused by his Borderline Personality Disordered Wife

Dr Tara J. Palmatier It’s day 11 of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In today’s In His Own Words, “David” tells how is childhood programming and his mother’s behavior groomed him into relationships with abusive women and feminism. First, I want to say that I was under the illusion for a long time that I was a strong, very […]

Rise of the female ‘relationship terrorists’: Study finds women are more controlling and aggressive towards their partners than men

By Emine Sinmaz and Sarah Griffiths - Daily Mail UK

Quote: Study leader Dr Elizabeth Bates said: ‘The stereotypical popular view is still one of dominant control by men. That does occur but research over the last ten to 15 years has highlighted the fact that women are controlling and aggressive in relationships too.’ She said scientists may have to think again about the reasons for male violence against women, which previous studies said arose from ‘patriarchal values’ in which men are motivated to seek to control women’s behaviour, using violence if necessary. She said other research also looked at men in prisons and women in refuges, rather than typical members of the public.