New Year’s Eve is coming — the deadliest time for domestic violence

Yet, men on the internet are still finding ways to blame the (murdered) victims

Photo by Zack Minor (@zackography) on Unsplash.

The end of the year creates a toxic storm.

Domestic violence against women in the U.S. appears to be getting worse.

Public officials rarely address the media about these cases, saying there’s no threat.

Imagine if officials were raising hell about intimate partner murders and not false accusations.

Comments left on the internet this year after news stories of women being killed by intimate partners.
Screenshot of a FB photo of a “person of interest” in his girlfriend’s disappearance in NJ this October.

We need a change in the conversation so that people stop looking away.

Author of nerdy novel CARRIE PILBY (film version‘s on Netflix). Finishing up offbeat memoir. Love dogs & puns. Read more: http://carenlissner.com.

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