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Dark Matter: The Relationship Between Domestic Violence and Mass Murder

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Monday, January 23, 2017

(Originally published on – 1/23/17)

dekraii in cuffsOn Jan. 10 of last year, a young man named Esteban Santiago stood outside the door of a bathroom being used by his girlfriend in Anchorage, Alaska. When she did not emerge upon demand, …

Sticks and Stones: Why Emotional and Verbal Abuse Can be Just as Damaging as Physical Abuse

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Friday, January 2, 2015

bigstock-Domestic-Violence-447645In my two decades of work with thousands of domestic violence victims, many have told me that the pain they suffered as a result of their partner’s words was equal to or worse than what they experienced when physically assaulted. …

5 Ways You Can Help to Stop Domestic Violence

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

bigstock-Domestic-Violence-447645As some of you may know, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The point of this practice is to draw more attention to an issue that affects up to 70% of women and 20% of men worldwide. So if you …

Domestic Violence Victims and Mental Health Issues

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Friday, May 31, 2013