Is it justifiable to be reading books on abusive men visiting abuse websites watching talk shows where the topic is abuse when things are going well as opposed to when the abuser is raging?

Answer Answer It's not a good idea to even entertain the thought of staying with an abusive man. Why are you bothering with all of the books and other efforts? RUN!

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How can you make someone understand that the time for reading books and websites and watching talk shows is when everything is going smoothly and not while the abuser is having one of his tantrums?

Answer You have to ask yourself why it's important you care whether this person understands or not. In fact, it sounds like they think you're making the whole thing up. If this is a good friend o... Read More »

Why do so many Abuse websites and talk shows that deal with abuse suggest that the victim get counseling when it is plain that this will just be another thing for the abuser to use against her?

Answer If the victim hasn't left on her own, it's obvious that just telling her to leave won't make much sense. Most responsible advice tells the abuser and victim to go to counseling so that the ... Read More »

Are bodyguards available to accompany the victim after talk shows where the topic is abuse so that she can ensure that the abuser won't give her hell for what was said on the show?

Answer Talk shows aren't the best place to discuss your abuser. Some talk shows will provide you with a bodyguard while at the show and perhaps escorted back to where you are staying, but after th... Read More »

Do women who appear depressed and worthless on talk shows where the topic is abuse subconciously train themselves to act that way because it can save them from the abuser attacking them on camera?

Answer It truly makes me amazed always, when I see people spilling their guts on a cheap talk show. Think of this ... What abused woman would go on a talk show in front of millions of people and t... Read More »