Article: When men claim to be feminists just to abuse women

March 17, 2017by Jane Gilmore

Since this story about a man who raped his wife, and then used feminism and therapy to gaslight her was published, I have received dozens of messages from women who said I could have been writing about their husbands.

From the article:

“I want all the women like Angela to know this: you are not the problem. If your partner hurts you and tells you it’s your fault, he is lying to you. If he uses your feelings as an excuse for his behaviour, he is lying to you. If he tells you that you can’t make him happy because you’re too “crazy” to be able to love properly, he’s lying to you.

“The responsibility for abuse always lies with the abuser, never with the abused.”

Read the full article on The Sydney Morning Herald

© Jane Gilmore 2014