Skip to content
March 30, 2012 / Man in the Mirror

Why is abuse encouraged for men?

One of the most ironic things I ever saw was when a husband would constantly curse his wife and her family. If she ever spoke up in defense, she was told by his family that she should be more patient and control her temper as it would only make the situation worse.

Instead of telling the husband that what he was doing was wrong and it was abuse, he was encouraged to continue to behave this way. And the wife was told that she was over-reacting and she should just take it quietly.

I wonder if the wife used the same curses for the husband and his family, would everyone have applied the same rules? How long would the husband have shown ‘patience’ before blowing up? Probably 30 seconds!

Families need to recognize these situations and sort them out from day one and not belittle the spouse/ partner who is being abused.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: