bharatbhasha.com
Free Articles  >>  Family >>  Page 696  >> 

How Should Domestic Violence Perpetrators Be Dealt With





While everyone agrees that victims of domestic violence must be helped, no on talks about the perpetrators of domestic violence or if they do at all, many will want the perpetrators to be given the highest punishment possible. The truth however is, that perpetrators of domestic violence also need help and sometimes their behavior itself is a call for help which unfortunately is not recognized by many.

Although there are quite a number of female perpetrators, we have to agree that most of the perpetrators of domestic violence happen to be male. A majority of them realize that they need help but are not aware how to get it. Some of them are really desperate to change their ways. With most of the domestic violence cases ending in courts, an order to attend classes conducted on domestic violation is often a stipulation of the court. There are of course some perpetrators who having realized the dire straits they are in, start attending these classes of their own free well.

These classes are designed with the idea of changing the violent behavior of a person and help him to realize how disruptive and unhealthy it is for him and all those around him. The perpetrators are educated about the consequences of domestic violence especially on the children and how the behavior of the father will impact on the lives of the children who have to witness abuse and violence daily in their homes. These classes also help to draw out the underlying reason for this type of violent behavior so that the perpetrator can confront them and start changing his beliefs and attitudes which so far has made him to act the way he has.

Perpetrators of domestic violence can be from any walk of life, race, religion or background. The classes are conducted in small groups where the instructors are also male and who themselves might have been perpetrators some time in their lives. Domestic violence perpetrators who take part in the classes are taught to confront their anger and behavior and also to take responsibility for their acts of violence instead of blaming others. They are taught to recognize the signs and how to stop when they are about to become violent.

If perpetrators of domestic violence have relationship problems where they become provoked by a partner’s anger, they will be taught how to approach the partner without being abusive and also by helping the partner to manage her anger in a better way. Most importantly, they learn that it is up to them to choose whether they wish to be violent and abusive or solve problems with a non abusive approach that would help to build a relationship or make it stronger. At the meetings they have to report on their behavior since the last meeting and to comment on the progress they have made in controlling their anger.

What one has to understand is that in the same way that the abused is the victim of the abuser, the perpetrator is also a victim of circumstances which would have made an impact in his life when he was quite young such as an abusive and violent relationship between his parents or he himself being abused when he was young either by his parents, a teacher or relative.

According to reports and testimonies received from many past perpetrators, these classes have really helped them to change and build a healthy relationship with their partners and they are quite positive about the help they received which as stated by them is very practical and relevant to the problems they had been having for a long time.
About Author Christine Crotts :

Christine Crotts is not a native, but after two decades in North Carolina she feels that she can call it home. Christine has written a site containing reviews on Charlotte NC - <a href="http://www.charlottenchomesforsale.org" target="_blank">http://www.charlottenchomesforsale.org</a>


Article Source: https://www.bharatbhasha.com
Article Url: https://www.bharatbhasha.com/family.php/305312


Article Added on Friday, July 8, 2011
LD
Other Articles by Christine Crotts

Domestic Abuse It s Not Your Fault
Domestic abuse is more widespread than many people would like to admit. Have you noticed how your neighbor had her face covered after last night’s row? But, before going further I would like to correct a popular misconception. Men are also victims of the violence. Sadly men inflict more physical injuries on their partners than there women but a majority of the violence is give-and-take. Intimate partner violence and spousal abuse are commonly used to describe situations involving domestic...

Learn More About Domestic Violence
Knowledge is power. Knowing about domestic violence and what leads to it can be a great help in avoiding such a situation taking hold of your life. Domestic violence comes in many forms but ends in the same way with the abused being beaten and battered and in some cases in death itself. When someone becomes violent he loses control of himself and his rage can be deadly. Therefore it is imperative that one learns to read the signs of a violent personality and take immediate steps to make sure...

How To Deal With Family Violence
When you consider family violence it covers a broader prospective and includes children, maybe elders being subjected to abuse than just abuse between two partners. Also the abuse can be physical but may be subtler and includes intimidation, mental and emotional abuse and exploitation. It can be interpreted as any form of abusive behavior within a relationship or a family where an individual attempts to control the other or others. It can take many forms including violent behavior, sexual...

Violence Against Women How To Stop It
The decade that has gone by was indeed a decade of mixed fortunes. There have been good and bad news alike and there have also been many important improvements that are being heralded as the things for the future. There has been rapid industrial development and the world is looking forward to take a step into developing a better place to live. Unnoticed under all this is the increase in the violence against women. There has been a rise in the number of cases registered in the courts of law...

How To Recognize The Signs Of A Battered Woman
Battering is a term for abuse. To be frank there has been an increase in the number of cases if domestic violence. Every day you can see new cases in the newspaper. These cases of battering or physical and mental abuse are mostly between a wife and her husband, with the latter abusing the former either physically or verbally. This is a crime that needs to be stopped. One needs to know the signs of a battered woman because one needs to help such people if they ever can do so. These women need...

What About Back Acne
There are a lot of different types of acne that people may be dealing with each and everyday. Having an understanding of the type of acne that you are dealing with can help you find the most appropriate way to deal with it so that you can make your way towards healthy, beautiful looking skin. This article will explore what is known as back acne so you can determine if that is what you are dealing with or if you are suffering from another type of skin irritation that will need to be dealt with...

Emotional Abuse is As Serious As Physical Abuse
Nowadays abuse against women has increased in certain parts of the world. The reasons for this may me unknown but it is surely an evil that must be curbed. There are times when women are abused emotionally as well as physically. Emotional abuse is actually as serious as physical abuse if not more. There have been instances where emotional abuse has been fatal. The major reason why emotional abuse is as serious as physical abuse is discussed here. Physical abuse just leads to physical pain....

A List Of Low Carbohydrate Foods For New Dieters
Many new weight loss plans offered promote the idea that carbohydrates (also known as carbs) are a primary cause of an increase in weight. There is some data to support this, but a claim like this is never given 100% support. As with just about any food, if you eat too much of it you will gain bodyweight. This is the same even if you talk about fat, protein, or any other type of food. Seeing that we have that dealt with, a lot of people who are starting new diets are taught that...

Confessions of an Unfaithful Wife
The very idea of an unfaithful wife confessing her sins is likely to arouse different emotions. This is especially true if being regarded by different sexes. For example, these sorts of confessions might make a man turn away in disgust. However it very well might make him aroused at the very thought of a promiscuous, unfaithful wife. When it comes to the persons of the same sex, it is highly likely that most of them will disdain the woman in question, taking pride in their “purity.” However,...

Coping With Spousal Abuse
Husband comes drunk and hits his wife. This must be a daily feature in the crime column of your Daily Newspaper. Some instances may well sound strange and one may wonder whether such gory incidents really happen or it is just a media gimmick. Well the sad fact is that spousal abuse does exist and many wives are being abused by their husbands each day. The sadder part is that these victims are helpless and are being tortured every day for no mistake of theirs. Spousal abuse is mostly rampant in...

Click here to see More Articles by Christine Crotts
Publishers / Webmasters
Article ID: 305312
DELINK URL from Authors Bio
REMOVE Article
Tell A Friend
Leave A Comment!
Download this article in PDF
Report Article!
Search through all the articles:


270 Users Online!!
Related Articles:
Latest Articles:
 
family >> Top 50 Articles on Family
Category - >
Advertising Advice Affiliate Programs Automobiles
Be Your Own Mentor Careers Communication Consumers
CopyWriting Crime Domain Names DoT com Entrepreneur Corner
Ebooks Ecommerce Education Email
Entertainment Environment Family Finance And Business
Food & Drink Gardening Health & Fitness Hobbies
Home Business Home Improvement Humour House Holds
Internet And Computers Kiddos and Teens Legal Matters Mail Order
Management Marketing Marriage MetaPhysical
Motivational MultiMedia Multi Level Marketing NewsLetters
Pets Psychology Religion Parenting
Politics Sales Science Search Engine Optimization
Site Promotion Sports Technology Travel
Web Development Web Hosting WeightLoss Women's Corner
Writing Miscellaneous Articles Real Estate Arts And Crafts
Aging


Disclaimer: The information presented and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the views of bharatbhasha.com and/or its owners.


Copyright © AwareINDIA. All rights reserved || Privacy Policy || Terms Of Use || Author Guidelines || Free Articles
FAQs Link To Us || Submit An Article || Free Downloads|| Contact Us || Site Map  || Advertise with Us ||
Click here for Special webhosting packages for visitors of this website only!
Vastu Shastra

Premium Linux Reseller Hosting Provided By AwareIndia







Company IDS