How independent can an Independent Social Worker be, when they are appointed and paid for by your ex? Not very, I have discovered but I'm almost powerless to complain for fear of once again being branded 'implacably hostile'. The #ISW came to my home and regularly defended my ex and even trivialised his violence toward … Continue reading Independent Social Workers
My experience of domestic violence goes back to my childhood. Those were the days when it was almost accepted. Rarely were the police involved, and if they were, it would be classed as a domestic incident and they were almost powerless to get involved. Nowadays, there are laws in place to protect both men and … Continue reading The Police and Domestic Violence/Abuse
I wonder how many times we have all said this in our lives? Me personally, probably thousands, but even if it were possible, I am a firm believer that if you change one tiny thing in your own life, then you also change the course of history. Ultimately, I am happy with who I am … Continue reading If I could turn back time…
I should have done this long ago, if nothing else, as a cathartic exercise to reduce my own frustrations. I want to share my story and join the many parents, Mums and Dads alike, who are suffering some form of injustice and are either not being heard, or in the case of secret family courts, … Continue reading Hello, good evening and welcome!