Personal story dating violence
When it came to severity, fathers were also more likely than mothers to report experiencing the highest level of fear, control and coersion (10 on a 10-point scale) that they felt arising from the focus parent’s behaviour since separation.Experiences of control and coersion were statistically significantly higher for fathers than mothers.These authoritative sources agree that up to One in Three victims of sexual assault* and at least One in Three victims of family violence is male (perhaps as many as one in two). Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 10(2), 152-168.
It also found that "there were no significant differences in the proportion of male and female respondents classified as engaging in no, low, and high Coercive Controlling Behaviours (ps showed that males made up between 20% (one in five) and 32% (one in three) reported victims of family and domestic violence-related assault, depending on the state or territory surveyed. Government Department of Communities (2009, October 9). Domestic and family violence orders: Number and type of order by gender, Queensland, 2004-05 to 2008-09. Retrieved October 31, 2009, from Kaspiew, R., Gray, M., Weston, R., Moloney, L., Hand, K., & Qu, L. The male reticence to name the perpetrator of injury when it is an intimate partner also probably plays a part.observed that, post-separation, fairly similar proportions of men (55%) and women (62%) reported experiencing physical violence including threats by their former spouse.Emotional abuse was reported by 84% of women and 75% of men.found that men were just as likely to report being physically assaulted by their partners as women. The voice answering the phone at the Rape Crisis Centre said, 'Only women are abused'. She seemed to listen to my stammering for a few minutes and then while scribbling asked, ‘What are you doing to make her behave that way?