A pretty remarkable piece of legislation may soon be introduced as a bill in British Parliament that would make domestic abuse involving "emotional blackmail" (but no physical violence) a crime punishable by up to 14 years in prison. No such law currently exists in the UK.
Every Thursday night, we gird our loins for the new episode of Scandal. But ladies, I have to say, I’m worried about Olivia Pope. If it isn’t obvious that her romance with President Fitz Grant is unhealthy by now, drop those rose-colored Shonda Rhimes glasses and let’s walk into the light together, eh?
My name is Ozy Frantz, and I am one of the estimated 48% of men and women who has experienced emotional abuse from a romantic partner.
"My own mother didn't foster an upbringing that made women seem like loving people," says a man writing to advice columnist Cary Tennis. What follows brings up a whole host of difficult issues.
A young guy wrote to Slate's advice columnist today, seeking help with his pathological jealousy. Prudie ripped him a new one — and left me wondering where the line is between jealousy and abuse.
It was hard not to feel at least a little bad for Hailey Glassman tonight on The Insider. For the entire show, she cried as she talked about hurtful comments from tabloids, and what a dick her boyfriend can be.