BATTERING MEN'S EXCUSES

are rationalizations typically given by men who beat their spouses or domestic partners. These can range from simple provocation, or that the process of spousal beating is acceptable in the culture they live within.

BATTERING MEN'S EXCUSES: "Some men try and rationalize their violent actions (towards their spouse or living partner) through what are known as battering mens excuses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BATTERING MEN'S EXCUSES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/battering-mens-excuses-2/ (accessed February 17, 2020).
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