This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser.

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This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser.

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14 March 1993 (USA)  »

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Laurie's hair changes from long to short & back again from scene to scene. See more »

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[last lines]
Laura MacAffrey: Ed, what are you going to tell everyone - about why we're splitting?
Ed MacAffrey: [after a long pause] The truth.
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Men should tell
22 August 2001 | by (Overland Park, KS) – See all my reviews

I've worked with battered men for over 10 years and know that this is a significant problem, but there is an even worse one. Violent mothers account for 55% of fatal child abuse, even when custody and time spent with the children are taken into consideration, according to the US Justice Dept. study, "Murder in Families." Fathers account for 8%, stepmothers/girlfriends for 9%, and stepfathers/boyfriends for 10%. We are working on building a shelter for fathers and children in Kansas City, but it is a slow process, but one is needed. Studies on domestic violence against women show that 39% of the victims are men, but you only find that out by looking at the charts that come with the studies. The summaries don't mention this, preferring to only address violence against women.


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