Are women just as likely to be abusive in relationships?

Here’s one of those topics that we can all dance around the edge of, but in the end we continue to ignore.

Domestic violence takes many forms and is committed violently by both sexes. Unless you think women are the sole victims of physical abuse, think again.

This addresses an issue that should be as much in the forefront as those of NFL players beating their wives and girlfriends.

Women for Men

This is from back in June, but Lizette Borelli, a reporter at Medical Daily, exposes the PC nature of domestic violence.

Relationships can be an emotional rollercoaster. Throughout the ride, men and women can be everything from loving and nurturing, to sometimes verbally and even physically abusive during fights. While aggression in heterosexual relationships is believed to stem from men, a recent study presented on June 25 at a symposium on intimate partner violence (IPV) at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology annual conference in Glasgow, found women are more likely to be “intimate terrorists,” or physically aggressive to their partners than men.

Michael P. Johnson, an American sociologist coined the term “intimate terrorism,” or batterers or abusers, in the 1990s to define an extreme form of controlling relationship behavior involving threats, intimidation, and violence. Men were almost always responsible for these heinous acts. This…

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