Tony Porter: A call to men Growing up, Tony Porter says that he got message loud and clear: that men are in charge — women are not — and that anger is the only emotion it’s okay to express.
At TEDWomen, Porter calls this “twisted,” because how could it not lead to the disrespect, mistreatment and abuse of women?
Boys and girls who have been victims of dating violence are more likely to get into fights, carry a weapon, use alcohol, use marijuana or cocaine and have sex with multiple partners the study says.
You may find it cathartic and you'll be helping others who may also have gone through the same thing, others who believe they're alone in what they went through.
If you've been blindsided or knocked down—emotionally, physically, or financially, this can put you in a negative place.
He lied, was manipulative, very controlling and yet very sensitive, at least only for his own feelings.
He always twisted things around and made it seem like my fault.