Celebrities against dating violence
"When I heard that one in four women is affected by domestic violence in their lifetime, I was horrified. A real man is happy to support the women in his life and appreciate them. Violence just doesn't make any sense." —Reggie Yates 90210 actor Matt Lanter joined the "Real Men" campaign in 2011 as well.
In an article by Cosmopolitan UK, they say that the campaign is important because they need to spread the idea that "Men do not abuse and control women physically, emotionally, sexually, or financially." While this is an amazing cause and a true statement, domestic violence can happen to anyone, man or woman and the abuser can also be anyone. He treats his partner with respect, love and support.
If you or anyone you know is a victim of domestic violence and you want to help please call the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233.
Several high-profile cases of domestic violence made headlines this year, including the murder of Karabo Mokoena, who was killed, allegedly by her boyfriend.
' But when you love someone and you're scared, it must be incredibly hard.
It's violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.
Unfortunately, domestic violence affects 20 people per minute in the US, which totals to 10 million people per year, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Men are physically stronger and have no place abusing that power.
Everyone has problems, and arguments happen, but that's when a real man uses his intelligence to talk it out." —Matt Lanter Jermain Defoe is a professional soccer player from England and is a striker for Premier League club Sunderland.