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Build self-awareness and learn to recognise the telltale signs of domestic abuse through a specially curated line-up of insightful articles written by victims, survivors and their loved ones.
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“Can I Show You Something?”
It dawned upon me that things were getting out of control. A month before this, I had ignored her text messages. Couples do quarrel at times. I had no idea that her husband would turn violent. I am now looking at photos of her bruised arm that she sent.
I could clearly remember that episode and how I felt. Sarah (not her real name) is a highlyeducated person. Her husband is a well-known
Watch Your Mouth!
I grew up listening to my mother’s advice: “Jaga mulut. Kerana mulut, badan binasa.” * It’s an old Malay adage that tells us to be mindful of our words. When we say the wrong things, our body will suffer the consequences.
I could not understand fully what this means. I was naïve. I thought that I must be silent and obedient in order to protect my own interest. But I was terribly
What Have I Done Wrong?
She sat across me with a dejected look. “What have I done wrong?” she asked.
No one can fully understand the trauma and pain that survivors of domestic violence had to go through. Every single day is a dilemma, a psychological burden. This is the story of Desi.
Desi and Shawn had a whirlwind romance. They were married for five years. But most times, their relationship was rock
A Smile is All I Need
I tried to stop him. But he always seemed bigger than me. Even though I’m no longer a small boy––I’m 22 this year––I’ve always feared Dad. He was the reason I ran away from home four years ago. But running away did not solve my problems. I had slept in void decks, stayed with friends, skipped school and worked as a cleaner in a restaurant. Three months later, I came ho
May Your Force Not Be On Her
“But I have needs too!” he protested.
“Of course. And I do recognise that sexual urges can be powerful,” I said. “But you cannot force yourself on your wife.”
It took a while for Peter to process what I just said. Why not, he might be thinking. If a man is married to his wife, shouldn’t he be entitled to sex?
“Peter,” I coaxed him. “Do you love your wife
“What time is it, May?”
“3am daddy, go to sleep”
“What time is it ah?”
“It’s 3.11am daddy, go to sleep.”
“What time now?”
“Eh, can you stop disturbing me or not?! I need to wake up early tomorrow to go to work. Get out!”
“I am hungry, can you make something for me, May?”
SLAP SLAP SLAP
That was the first time,