It was late and there was a roaring in her head that overtook the sound of his shouting. She stopped processing his words after the threat left his lips.
"Sometimes, we do bad things for the people we love. It doesn't mean it's right, it means love is more important.- Joe Goldberg
We all want better for our children. Better educations, better jobs, better options, better opportunities, better lives. It's part of our fabric as human beings. Many of us can look back over the generations that have come before us and track a steady upward trajectory of improvement from one generation to the next, some trajectories more drastic and rapid than others, but in many cases an upward trajectory nonetheless.
While driving home this evening, I was listening to NPR interview a woman in Panama City talking about the horrific devastation which all but wiped out that town. The reporter asked her, now that she, her husband and her three year old daughter have lived through that Cat 4 hurricane and lost everything, is she considering moving?
A 58 year old Virginia pastor is charged with first degree murder of his wife, his stepdaughter and the stepdaughter's boyfriend on Thanksgiving. This is domestic violence's end game.
"To the Moon, Alice," Ralph Kramden would often say, his fist clenched tight under his wife's jaw. Kramden didn't mean, "to the Moon and back" as in, "I love you to the Moon and back." He meant he was going to punch her so hard that he would knock her to the Moon.
Before you write to me with your arguments in favor of Domestic Violence laws, hear me out. I'm writing about something a little bit different.
Tonight's post on pets and domestic violence is from our newest family law Attorney practicing in Marietta and Atlanta, Megan McClinton.
Is Marital Rape domestic violence is quite a question and is answered by our Gainesville and Lawrenceville Family Law attorney, Jennifer Thuy-Tien McCall.
Tonight's post about the abuse of ex parte in divorce was written by our Savannah divorce attorney, David Purvis.