Tag: domestic violence

Finding Solace in the Unanswered Questions

the waves are crashing into the shore as i write this. sherlock, my dog, is laying on the bed, his face halfway in the warmth of the sun, watching the various kinds of birds taunt him as they sore through the wind. the sun feels nice, it’s been a chilly couple of days.

we’ve gone on another small road trip to the southern east coast of the united states. a welcome relief from the sub-zero temperatures in minnesota. even with the past two days in chilly charleston, south carolina we’re still better off here than back home.

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Will the Real Christian Grey Please Stand Up: My second opinion of the series on “Fifty Shades”

i was excited to see a domestic violence awareness ad during the super bowl this year. for those who didn’t watch the super bowl, the commercial was a reenactment of a 911 call by a domestic violence victim. the victim pretended to be ordering a pizza. the dispatcher asked the correct questions, and responded accordingly. we’re left to believe this victim got the help they needed.

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jackson katz does an amazing job addressing the first lie of my series on “Lies Society Tells You about Rape and Sexual Violence”. his message is truly inspiring and hits so many happy sensors in my soul! there is no need to reinvent the wheel here, but here a few points i’d like to add to this topic.

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