Matilda Fairholm
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Trigger Warning: this article contains descriptions of sexual assault, abuse, and domestic violence that may not be suitable for all readers. Fearless community, please read with care.

It’s 5.32pm. I pull into the driveway and walk quickly to the front door. I’m late, I take a deep breath and brace…

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Trigger Warning: this article contains descriptions of domestic and emotional abuse that may not be suitable for all readers. Fearless community, please read with care.

In a fireproof room, just across from my corner office, are stored the Wills of literally thousands of clients of my firm who have entrusted…

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I spent the first 43 years of my life as a somewhat nosy agnostic. I found what people believed intriguing, but never read or heard anything that convinced me that any particular faith or philosophy, out of the multitude of options, was the right one.

I never came to accept…

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For some time I’ve been intrigued by a sector of the men’s rights movement that focuses on, I would say obsesses over, domestic violence. They have created a movement based on their alleged desire to ensure that all victims are heard, supported and protected.

It sounds genuine enough, until you…

Matilda Fairholm

Writing to rescue others from the devastation of domestic abuse, and learning to live better. https://matildafairholm.medium.com/membership

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