Newsflash: Not Every Domestic Violence Story Has to Be Commented on By A Man Who Blames Women

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Let’s focus on saving lives, not victim-blaming

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These women never got any chance to defend themselves.

“It’s a very scary time for young men in America…”

While false accusations can be frustrating, men get a chance to defend themselves.

Look at men’s horrifying comments on DV stories

In response to a story I wrote about DV statistics last year, a man left this comment saying that “Women make men kill themselves.”

Women grow up on phrases like “Oh, he doesn’t mean it” and “Don’t be too picky.”

Journalist & 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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