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Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Column: 'Why did I fall so hard? Why did I make myself so vulnerable to him?'
# Coercive Control
# Coercive Control

Column: 'Why did I fall so hard? Why did I make myself so vulnerable to him?'

May 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 38,324 Views 39 Comments

The Domestic Violence Bill 2017 has to be one of the most significant pieces of legislation to come before the Oireachtas so far this year, writes Patricia Tsouros.

Sunday 10 December, 2017

Psychological abuse: 'He would criticise me, humiliate me and question my stability'
# Column
# Column

Psychological abuse: 'He would criticise me, humiliate me and question my stability'

Dec 10th 2017, 8:45 AM 42,919 Views 121 Comments

I’m glad that the offense of ‘coercive control’ is to be included in the Domestic Violence Bill 2017, writes Patricia Tsouros.

Sunday 9 November, 2014

Opinion: Psychological and emotional abuse should be recognised as crimes
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Opinion: Psychological and emotional abuse should be recognised as crimes

Nov 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,602 Views 89 Comments

Abuse within intimate relationships is complex and can take different forms that simply physical violence – legislation needs to recognise that.

Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: A man and his dog – being homeless in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Opinion: A man and his dog – being homeless in Dublin

May 3rd 2014, 12:00 PM 313 Views 28 Comments

We bump into each other most days in the park, or outside the local shops. We are two very different people but we have one special connection: our dogs.

Thursday 7 November, 2013

Column: Why are so many people dismayed by honesty, and so few by pretence?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are so many people dismayed by honesty, and so few by pretence?

Nov 7th 2013, 1:00 PM 211 Views 42 Comments

After I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, I was shocked by how many friends challenged my need to be open and honest about it, writes Patricia Tsouros.