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Is there actual psychological benefit for people in the general population who have been abused... (Original Post) irresistable Sep 2018 OP
Yes janterry Sep 2018 #1
And I guess the reverse would be true if Kavanaugh made it onto the Supreme Court. irresistable Sep 2018 #3
This message was self-deleted by its author irresistable Sep 2018 #2
Yes. nt Ilsa Sep 2018 #4
I think for most, yes FM123 Sep 2018 #5
I would think someone seeing this now duforsure Sep 2018 #6
 

janterry

(4,429 posts)
1. Yes
Mon Sep 24, 2018, 05:54 AM
Sep 2018

It gives them a sense that they can be powerful in the world -
they feel somewhat safer. It gives them courage.

 

irresistable

(989 posts)
3. And I guess the reverse would be true if Kavanaugh made it onto the Supreme Court.
Mon Sep 24, 2018, 05:58 AM
Sep 2018


This moment is important for so many reasons.

Response to irresistable (Original post)

FM123

(10,059 posts)
5. I think for most, yes
Mon Sep 24, 2018, 06:57 AM
Sep 2018

there was a recent article in the Atlantic Monthly written by a woman who wrote to her abuser and he telephoned her back to apologize...
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/09/copaken-kavanaugh/571042/

duforsure

(11,885 posts)
6. I would think someone seeing this now
Mon Sep 24, 2018, 07:16 AM
Sep 2018

Would be glad someone is held accountable for their sexual abuse of women even though they have a powerful position in our government, and it prevents their getting more power to use against women in their position. trump has told every women to go F themselves , because he could care less about them having rights. He and the kgop are against women having any rights. Just like minorities too.

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