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Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Can Men Be Abused by Women? - what is PTSD post traumatic stress disorder
It is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so here is a question for you : Can Men Be Abused by Women? You might ask; What does he mean by ‘abused’ ? Can a man be emotionally abused by a woman? Can a man be psychologically abused by a woman? Can a man be physically abused by a woman? Can a man be sexually abused or raped by a woman? Can a man be financially abused by a woman? Dr Tara J. Palmatier, PsyD believes so, in fact she is so committed helping men over come abuse by women that back in 2009 she started Shrink4Men because she recognized that men who are in abusive relationships in which the perpetrator is a woman do not have the same support resources as their female counterparts. So can men be abused? I’ll let a women do the talking… The answer to these questions is a resounding YES. Women are every bit as capable of being abusive as men. Women, by virtue of their sex, aren’t inherently more noble, peaceful, wise, better able to express their emotions or [insert supposed exclusive female virtue here] than men. To claim otherwise is sexist. That’s right. SEXIST. Women Are Just as …