'I can completely understand why some men will feel embarrassed speaking out - men generally don’t like talking about their feelings.
'But the bigger issue is that lots of men don’t know where to go for help and there’s a lot of gender bias.
'The massive problem is that men are not seen as victims.
'We need a gender neutral awareness campaign, or even a male-specific one.'
Despite his experience, Ian isn’t put off having a relationship again.
'It’s going to be difficult when I meet someone who doesn’t know what I’ve been through,' said Ian.
'They will no doubt ask about my scars, and I’m not going to lie.
'My fear is that they will wonder what I did to deserve it.'
Thursday, January 26, 2012
What we need....
Some exposure for male DV victims in the dailymail. This man speaks the truth: