She adds: "I will cry about something but I never let anything stop me. I can't be like my mom. I know I can cut ties and still make it. She didn't cut ties when [she] should have."
Karen Lueders had been "talking very fast and talking about spiritual things" in the days before she severed her husband's tongue with her teeth. Willard Lueders communicated to cops via written messages and doesn't blame Karen, but her "mental state."
Over the weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska, 22-year-old Trevor Case accused his girlfriend of "spending time with another man." They argued. Then He waterboarded her.
A new interactive campaign in London asks the viewer whether or not they want to call 999 (911 for the UK city) upon hearing noises from a nearby domestic disturbance. It's an effective method, if not a pleasant one.
In addition to the obvious racist and xenophobic implications of the new Arizona immigration law, in addition to the obvious concerns that this unlawful law targets residents based on the hue of their skin and the language on their lips…
15 years after the Violence Against Women Act, what's the next step toward helping the 1.5 million women assaulted by domestic partners every year? Barbara Kantrowitz and Pat Wingert at Newsweek explore that question, but the answer remains unclear.
Lawmakers in the UK are considering legislation that would require police to monitor repeat abusers in the same way that they do pedophiles - which includes informing future girlfriends of possible risk. [Guardian]
Leslie Morgan Steiner's memoir details how she was assaulted 20 times before leaving her abusive marriage. In a Q&A with Newsweek she says: "I thought it only happened to poor women with children and without options."
Right now, the latest on Chris Brown is that he was booked for making criminal threats, not domestic abuse. The reason?
At Slate, Robert Weintraub notes some unfortunate Super Bowl trivia: "The big game's two biggest stars, [Santonio] Holmes and [Larry] Fitzgerald, have both been accused of domestic assault." So why aren't we talking about it?
A recent study published in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery has found a new way to identify victims of domestic violence through the presence of fractures around the eye or upper face.