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Bad, Children, and Fire: IS HE DOING IT ON PURPOSE? When a client of mine tells me that he became abusive because he lost control of himself, I ask him why he didn't do something even worse. For example, I might say, "You called her a fucking whore, you grabbed the phone out of her hand and whipped it across the room, and then you gave her a shove and she fell down. There she was at your feet, where it would have been easy to kick her in the head. Now, you have just finished telling me that you were 'totally out of control' at that time, but you didn't kick her. What stopped you?" And the client can always give me a reason. Here are some common explanations "I wouldn't want to cause her a serious njury. " "I realized one of the children was watching." "I was afraid someone would call the police." "I could kill her ifI did that." "The fight was getting loud, and I was afraid neighbors would hear." And the most frequent response of all: "Jesus, I wouldn 't do that. I would never do something like that to her." The response that I almost never heard-I remember hearing it twice in fifteen years-was: "I don't know." These ready answers strip the cover off of my clients' loss-of-control excuse. While a man is on an abusive rampage, verbally or physically, his mind maintains awareness of a number of questions: "Am I doing something that other people could find out about, so it could make me look bad? Am I doing anything that could get me in legal trouble? Could I get hurt myself? Am I doing anything that I myself consider too cruel gross, or violent?" A critical insight seeped into me from working with my first few dozen clients: An abuser almost never does anything that he himself con siders morally unacceptable. He may hide what he does because he thinks other people would disagree with it, but he feels justified inside. I can't remember a client ever having said to me: ""There's no way I can defend what I did. It was just totally wrong." He invariably has a reason that he considers good enough. In short, an abuser's core problem is that he has a distorted sense of right and wrong. sergle: i’m reading why does he do that and this last part has been ON FIRE, i am hollering in my house.
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Children, Friends, and Life: NOT AGAIN CHARLOTESVILLE tzedektzedek-tirdof: kiras-monkey-bum-face: rootbeergoddess: wildlythoughtfulsquid: SERIOUSLY I am going to print this out and plaster it everywhere I go No but this is a heartbreaking and here’s why: The man in the picture is Leon Greenman (prisoner 98288) and he is the Englishman that survived Auschwitz and pretty much every other death/concentration camp set up by the Nazis, and his story is quite remarkable.  I can’t remember the exact details, but he, his wife and his young child, all Jewish, lived in Rotterdam and during German occupation they were found out and sent to a concentration camp on the outskirts of Rotterdam. He had left his families British passports with friends back home, but the friends became afraid of hiding the passports of Jewish people so they burnt them. Leon requested multiple times for new passports so that they could get back to London, but the passports never arrived in time and Leon, his wife, and his child were separated and sent to Auschwitz. He never saw his wife or child again and he never remarried.  He was moved from camp to camp throughout the war, and collected mementos from each camp as he went, until they were liberated by the allies in 1945, and he gives a first hand insight of what the Holocaust was like and what happened afterwards to the people that survived in his book. It’s called “An Englishman in Auschwitz” and is a humbling read. My history teacher used to work at the Imperial War Museum in London and she had the pleasure of meeting him and listening to his story before he passed away in 2008 aged 97. He worked closely with the Jewish Museum London and fought fascism for the remainder of his life.  Sadly, the Imperial War Museum didn’t find out about Leon’s passing until a member of staff who was meant to meet with him dropped by his house and found that it had been taken over by squatters, who had stolen and mistreated some of his belongings. The museum were only given a few hours to collect all of his mementos and historical items from his time in the concentration camps, and as a historian it’s just devastating to think about how all of these sentimental objects he collected were thrown aside like they were nothing So if you see someone publicly preaching fascism and hate, think of Leon Greenman and all the other men, women, and children that endured the Holocaust, and teach that piece of scum a lesson I did not know any of this. Thank you for the important addition.
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Apparently, Books, and Family: uzzykitty01 indie-band NO BUT DO YOU WANT TO HEAR MY THEORY FOR THIS SCENE This doesn't comply with the books, I realize, but it doesn't exactly not comply either Why would Malfoy rip a page out of a random book? If he wanted the book, he could have just bought the book himself. He's not poor, his family doesn't discourage learning. He chooses to rip a particular page with a pointed glance out of a book Why? Think of what this and Dobby's actions of warning have in common Lucius Malfoy. The one who was apparently talking freely of the dangers that would face the Muggle borns this year. I think Draco knew more about what was going on, or at least figured more out, than he let on to his friends. Why? He was worried How does this connect to the ripped paper? How did Hary and Ron find out about the basilisk? How did Hermione? A ripped piece of paper on basilisks Now we're to assume that Hermione found this in a library book and promptly ripped it out to take with her But why would Hermione, with her love and care for books almost on par with the librarian, rip a page out of a book she could have just checked out? My guess is she didn't find it in the library My guess is Draco somehow slipped her the piece of paper that he ripped out of a book before school started, detailing the monster he knew was in the Chamber He slipped Hermione the paper somehow, whether by leaving t on her desk or planting it in her bag He tried to warn them, as best he could HOLY I always wondered why they so importantly showed Maltoy ripping the page from the book. It was strange to me. Yes he's destructive but honestly there is no point in showing that But you're right-Hermione would NEVER rip out a page of a book-this makes so much sense THE EPIPHANY I JUST HAD Finally a Harry Potter theory that is actually interesting

Finally a Harry Potter theory that is actually interesting

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Cats, Dogs, and Drake: OMING Stt my foot's totally stuck in tberenight, I'm freaking out, the dog's having a seizure and I still got half a pie left vardaesque you don't understand i would sell my firstborn to know how this story started Well it all started when Mrs. Hayfer wanted me to babysit her dumb house. When I got the keys, I sat them on top of this pie that I found on the counter. I knew it was going to be given to the family for desert if I didn't eat it soon, so I was going to plan to eat it in my teacher's house and dump all the crumbs on her bed. So it's a win-win, right? Besides, she wouldn't find out about the crumbs until after I was paid, and this teacher hates me anyway hen, I got distracted when this hot cheerleader calls me, asking about what movie l'd recommend, but before l could answer, I realize that my mom would be there any second to serve dinner, and there was no way I was sharing that pie. So I bust out of there with the pie and the keys, and the moment I get in the house, I start chowing down on the pie with my bare hands, trying to eat this thing before anyone knows I took it, right? Well, since the pie crust was dry, I chugged a 2-liter bottle of soda wheneverr throat would get dry and eventually, I really needed to go." Only when I went to flush, the water wouldn't stop flowing and there was no plunger to be found. Usually I'd just shrug and say it was Josh's fault or something, but let's get reai nere, Mrs. Hayter wouia' ve Diamea me about her toilet overflowing if I was 30 states away. So I jammed my foot in there, hoping it'd make the toilet stop flushing. Then my phone rings, and I knew it was my mom, asking where her pie went, and because Meghan decided it'd be a great idea to make my ring tone a bunch of cats meowing, Mrs. Hayfer's dog, Tiberius starts freaking out bashing into the door over and over again. Now anyone who knows this dog knows that this dog will happily eat anything, and that includes the pie, and probably myself. So my foot's totally stuck in there right, I'm freaking out the dog's having a seizure and I still got half a pie left for iFunny) The story in Drake and Josh

The story in Drake and Josh

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Being Alone, American Horror Story, and Blessed: I was starving my Sim and he sneakily called up for a pizza. When it was delivered I made him throw it in the garbage. Then he cried Breddit My teenage son decided waking up to his alarm and getting on the school bus was unimportant. So l locked him in a 1x1 room until he peed himself and died in the puddle. reddit Every time I play, I start with a "painting goblin." I make him morbidly obese with green skin. I make sure he has the following traits: likes to be alone, loves art, hates the outdoors. The first thing I do once l have enough money is build a small room in the basement, send him down there, and remove the stairs. I set him up in a tiny little area with only an easel, toilet, refrigerator, bed, shower, and trashcan. All he does all day is paint. That's it. He paints and paints and paints and paints. Eventually, his paintings become very good and worth a lot of money. Every few minutes I go downstairs and sel whatever painting he has finished, and then I return to playing the game. My family always ends up feeling very blessed because of their fortune, and they never find out about the horrible secret living beneath their home. reddit So, in my most recent Sims playthrough, I found this girl that I really wanted my Sim to marry. Problem is she already had a husband, so rather than just doing the (relatively) normal thing and convincing her to break up with him, I instead became best friends with her husband, convinced him to move in with me, and then drowned him in a pool so l could marry his wife. Then I moved in with his wife (who lived in a HUGE mansion) and killed the rest of her family because l didn't feel like taking care of the other Sims that she lived with but I still wanted the house. reddit One time l killed a Sim by drowning. Then I made everyone show up to his funeral in swimwear. reddit franklycats: American Horror Story: Sims

franklycats: American Horror Story: Sims

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