Domestic violence in heterosexual or homosexual relationships Domestic Abuse and Violence against Men
or homosexual relationships Domestic Abuse and Violence against Men
Jorge Yeshayahu Gonzales-Lara.
Sociologist MA. CASAC-T
Awareness, perception and documentation of domestic violence differ from country to country, and from era to era.
There are many reasons why we don't know more about domestic abuse and violence against men. There are no absolute rules for understanding the emotional differences between men and women. There are principles and dynamics that allow interpretation of individual situations. Domestic abuse and violence against men and women have some similarities and difference. Domestic abuse can also be mental or emotion-al. However, what will hurt a man mentally and emotionally, can in some cases be very different from what hurts a woman. For some men, being called a coward, impotent or a failure can have a very different psychological impact than it would on women. Unkind and cruel words hurt, but they can hurt in different ways a…