It is violence in the home. Not “domestic violence” . The framing of said violence as “domestic violence” is antiquated, patriarchal and misogynistic. Designed to make it be seen as if it is “domesticated” violence, therefore a “family offense”. When in fact, there is nothing domesticated about violence, it is feral.
Calling violence against an intimate partner, “domestic”, gives it purpose, permission and justification, in a judicial system rooted in patriarchy. When in fact, there is NO purpose, there is no permission, and no justification for violence ANYWHERE.
Edgar Schein (1961) Coercive Persuasion: To produce ideological and behavioral changes in a fully conscious, mentally intact individual.
“Domestic violence—and violence against women—does touch so many of us. It’s not a private matter. It is protected by silence. Each of us must examine and change the ways in which our own behavior might contribute to, enable, ignore, or excuse all such forms of violence.” —Sir Patrick Stewart
✓ Vigilance over the partner's whereabouts
✓ Emotional manipulation
✓ Dropping by unexpectedly to check upon the partner
✓ Calling to make sure the partner is where they said they would be
✓ Monopolization of the partner's time
✓ Threatening retaliation for infidelity
After two years of evading law enforcement he was arrested on Wednesday, December 21st, 2022. Released under supervision on Thursday, December 22, 2022. He is now facing criminal charges. I have an Order of Protection in both Family and Criminal Court. It should be known that he uses various spellings of his first name, sometimes dropping his middle name, which he most often uses as a first name.