UNCC Clothesline Project

Domestic Violence Awareness

I often wonder if displays like these affect those who haven’t experienced any type of domestic violence or if they’re only meant for those of us who have.

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3 thoughts on “UNCC Clothesline Project

  1. Anonymous says:

    There is NO EXCUSE for domestic violence/abuse; however sometimes the violence and abuse is perpetuated by the perpetrator’s own rocky childhood growing up. Perhaps they were a victim themselves and/or grew up around that hostile environment. It can go a long way to reach out to the perpetrator as hard as it may be; studies have shown usually they too have deep imbedded scars that they’re acting out on.

  2. As a parent myself, I would never expect my children to reach out to me if I caused them a lifetime of hardships and abuse. I am a firm believer in self-control especially if you are a Muslim who fasts during Ramadan, prays their prayers, etc. Carry your scars by all means, don’t inflict new ones on the innocent lives that depend on you.

  3. Anonymous says:

    I believe being a mother has added a VERY REAL dimension of realization towards the allowances you’re willing to give and not give your father…understandably so; since you know you could never and would never be towards them as your father was towards your family. I wholeheartedly agree with your “carry your scars” sentiment…I just feel that someone should never close the window to a parent’s well being both physically and emotionally. I am not Muslim; but I know the story of Abraham and of his abrasive father…however until the day his father took his last breath; Abraham never gave up on his dad because if God forgives then who are we as God’s creation to not forgive His creation. Remember; forgiveness is different from forgetting. Surely he as a parent did some good towards his family; no matter how much the good may PALE in comparison to the wrongs he caused.

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