Tag Archive: power and control

UNDERSTANDING Domestic Violence

It is important we all reach a level of understanding domestic violence. Amazingly, in spite of the expansion of awareness, many are still asking, “What is domestic violence?” One definition is: A pattern of abusive behavior in an intimate or romantic relationship where one person chooses to control the relationship through the use of force,…

Others Control Us – How Do We Stop Them?

How Do People Control Us?

When others control us, it’s amazing the power one person can have over another. What do we do when we find ourselves in a position of being controlled by others? When others control us, they can exercise certain levels of power over another’s emotional well being. Others control us through money, verbal abuse, emotional abuse, intimidation…

JOSH POWELL POWER AND CONTROL

JOSH POWELL – POWER AND CONTROL. IS THAT WHAT DROVE HIM TO COMMIT MURDER AND SUICIDE? Josh Powell-power and control. They may now perhaps be synonymous. Two innocent little boys are dead. Their mother has been missing for over two years, and it is presumed their father murdered her and disposed of the body. The…

When Others Try to Control Us

It’s amazing the power one person can have over another, and how they can exercise certain levels of control over another’s emotional wellbeing. Emotions can be wrecked and hearts can be broken so easily. Over the past few weeks I have had conversations with various people who shared their observations of the inhumanity of mankind…

CAUTION! Domestic Violence: You Have Moved On – But Has He?

I applaud all women who have managed to find their way safely and sanely out of a relationship that involved domestic/intimate partner violence and moved on. BUT─Take note, and take caution. Just because you have moved on does not mean your former partner has. The average abusive partner will continue to stalk their victim for…

IT’S JUST A BAD TEMPER, NOT ABUSE

There is a common misconception that domestic violence is basically the result of a bad temper, or a need for some “simple anger management.” Do not be deceived. The root of domestic/intimate partner violence is the need for power and control. The more an abuser feels their power and control being threatened or usurped, the…