Category Archives: Abuse

Domestic and intimate partner abuse and violence issues.

Is it Anger or Abuse?

People are often confused – wondering what the difference is between anger and abuse?  Anger can result in rage, put-downs and violent acts. Isn’t this kind of behavior the same as abuse? *You can listen to this Quick Tips for … Continue reading

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The Anger – Trust Connection

The Anger-Trust Connection podcast by Lynette J. Hoy, NCC, LCPC How can you rebuild trust when you are angry with someone? Is there any hope? What needs to happen to break the cycle of anger and distrust? Here are some … Continue reading

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Blind Rage…

Question: Hi, I haven’t been mad in a long time. I got my anger in control, until last night. My spouse withheld information, I being a survivor, felt completely manipulated. Is there such a thing as blind rage. Because I … Continue reading

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Violence Between Couples is Usually Calculated…

Violence Between Couples Is Usually Calculated, And Does Not Result From Loss Of Control, Study Suggests ScienceDaily (Oct. 26, 2009) — Violence between couples is usually the result of a calculated decision-making process and the partner inflicting violence will do … Continue reading

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Anger Management & Domestic Violence FAQS

Listen to the free podcast: Is It Anger or Abuse? How does anger management differ, if at all, from domestic abuse counseling? Answer: The domestic violence movement would say that anger management is not applicable to batterers. Batterers are a … Continue reading

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Boyfriend is a Batterer…

Question: My boyfriend tends to be moody and depressive by nature. He is often irritable and has what I would describe as unprovoked anger attacks directed at me. He would never see them as unprovoked. In his eyes, I have … Continue reading

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Anger and Aggression….4/27/07

Question: When someone starts calling me names or taunting me, it winds me up very easily. Especially when they say things that I feel hit a nerve. Things like saying I have no friends, that I’m weird or a loner, … Continue reading

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Flying Off the Handle with Anger…4/26/07

  Question: Hi, I have a problem. About every six to eight months I seem to fly off the handle. Every time my wife gets an order of protection against me to stay away from her and our 9 year … Continue reading

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