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That was the first time things had ever turned violent between the two."I was in such a state of shock," Chris recounted seven years later, his fingers tapping at a wine glass stem and his brown eyes drifting.
"I thought, 'Oh, he's just jealous; it's the drinking,' and I let it go. No drugs, but lots of drinking."The second time was worse.
"Same-sex relationships are often demonized or marginalized," she said, "So some people's attitudes are 'it serves you right.'"But Newman, Lee, and Valentine all added that there are also internal factors that keep a cover of darkness over the issue of domestic violence in the gay community."There can be a fear of making the community look bad," said Newman.
José threw him on the floor of their bedroom closet, and smashed the only light bulb in the room, leaving them in darkness.
He loomed above Chris on the floor as he tore the underwear away.
"He's not a stupid person," Sam told me over Skype.
"He never hit me or threw things directly at me, but he would frighten me enough to make me back down."According to Sam, David became increasingly controlling after they moved in together, three or four months into their relationship.