Tag Archives: Domestic violence

“Keeping the peace”: naming domestic abuse for what it is

This post is inspired by the current public discussion around domestic abuse, and by @Eliza_Do_Lots’ post Domestic Abuse is Not Always Violent     Things started to go wrong as soon as my ex-husband – let’s call him Nic – … Continue reading

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OK, I’ll admit it – I hate the Silver Linings Playbook

A few weeks ago, I went to see the film Silver Linings Playbook with a friend. I was looking forward to it, because I’d heard such good things about its treatment of bipolar. However, about ten minutes in I began … Continue reading

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