Independent Social Workers

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

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The Police and Domestic Violence/Abuse

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