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Cathy Meyer

Screaming and Yelling: A Form of Domestic Abuse

By October 15, 2010

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Yelling HusbandI recently received an email from a reader. Below is an excerpt from that email.

"My husband yells constantly. The least little thing sets him off. The other day I didn't load the dishwasher the way he thought it should be. For 30 minutes, I had to listen to him yelling and cursing about how he is the only one here who knows how to do things the right way.

You should hear the things he screams at my son while coaching him in baseball. What I want to know is, is this bad for my son and me to have to listen to someone yelling and screaming all the time."

My response to the reader? YES! Her husband clearly has anger management issues and her and her son will suffer the consequences if she allows the behavior to...post continued

October 25, 2010 at 1:41 pm
(1) coffeegirl says:

gee this sounds so familiar to me. we have been separated 10 1/2 months now.this is the third time. divorce has been filed but is on hold now. trying to work it out. he denies the verbal and emotional abuse. its clearly him though. i just cant take it anymore.

October 25, 2010 at 9:50 pm
(2) IfSheWould'veBeenFaithful says:

I had to ditch the woman after she wouldn’t stop screaming at me and the kids. She would yell throughout all of dinner and then all the way until bed time. The funny part is that she didn’t like it when anyone else yelled at her: I guess that what straight-jackets are for. Nonetheless, it seems that a good divorce and several thousand miles placed between her and us did just the trick. Now, the children can know what normalcy really means.

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