It’s Not Always About Girls

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When you are a victim of domestic violence, child abuse or trauma, pain has a way of making you stand and defend your gender.

As a result, women get ten times more attention than male survivors when it comes to rape and domestic violence.

We believe that because the statistics report an overwhelming amount of female victims, men do not suffer nearly as often as girls, but we’re wrong.

In fact, I would be willing to say the rates are nearly the same. We just can’t prove it.

Men are victims, too.

Male victims rarely report it. Why? Males have stereotypes placed on them just like the girls do.

Men are strong!

Real men don’t cry!

A man doesn’t lose a fight to a girl!

Men can’t be victims! They’re men!

Nope. They’re just human. Domestic violence, rape, abuse and trauma, hurt everyone.

Support groups for men often fail because men still try…

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