Regardless of what it is called, abuse of women is an abuse of power, and it is wrong.
It is about a man's efforts to exert control in a relationship. It can be physical, sexual, verbal, financial, social, emotional, or psychological.
Types of abuse Physical: including choking; kicking; punching; slapping; grabbing; poking you; pushing; shoving; spitting at you; pulling your hair; physically restraining you; stopping you from leaving; holding or hugging you when you say 'no'; any unwanted physical contact; abusing your children; and treating you roughly.
Lesbians may experience abuse in intimate relationships with other women.
Disabled and elderly women are frequently abused by family members and caregivers.
Whoever said, “Beer before liquor, never sicker,” never tried “beer before liquor, before a day at the mine.” I’m definitely sicker, and we’re not even there yet.
“There” is Scribner Creek, a gold-mining claim two hours outside Dawson City in Yukon, Canada, about 1,200 miles north of the contiguous United States.
“It looks like I was designed to have one leg, like a mermaid’s body,” she says.
Dixon looks every bit the poised, self-possessed Olympian, and she was—except for one area of her life in which she felt painfully insecure.
Because she is missing her leg, she also has only half a bum and half a pelvis, and she was worried that her vagina was disfigured—she’d never compared hers to anyone else’s.
Growing up in Brampton, Ont., Dixon’s sex education came entirely from friends (and one incident where, at her mom’s insistence, she and her older brother practiced rolling condoms onto bananas).
Seven years ago, Stephanie Dixon, the 17-time Paralympic medallist who was widely considered to be one of the best female swimmers in the world, appeared on billboards across the country.