Dominic McLuskey set about young mother Brogan Sloan in a jealous rage while they lay in bed, punching and kicking her. A court heard her nose was fractured, a front tooth was knocked out and she was left with multiple areas of swelling and bruising. McLuskey pleaded guilty to carrying out the attack, which "caring partner" Miss Sloan said lasted up to an hour. Now the year-old, who had been drinking on the night in question and lost his temper after looking at Miss Sloan's phone, has been locked up for 13 months at Newcastle Crown Court.
Miss Booth blasted the judge's decision not to cage Heavens and warned it may stop other women reporting abusive partners. Cocaine-fuelled Heavens bit her on the arm, bent her fingers back so far that she thought they might break, punched her, trampled on her and pulled out a knife, Manchester Crown Court heard. The thug put her thumb print on the iPhone's home button and checked her messages to see if she was dating other men. After reading her texts and emails he woke her and grilled her through the night about who everyone was.
People sleep better alongside a loving partner who is responsive to their needs, according to a new study. And they found a correlation between how responsive someone thought their partner was and how well they slept. In a paper about the study in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science , Dr Emre Selcuk, a developmental and social psychologist at Middle East Technical University in Turkey, and colleagues wrote their findings had implications for therapists trying to treat people with such problems. The people in the study were asked to say how responsive they felt their partner was and how well they thought they slept.
Nearly two years ago I wrote a blog that surprised me as it resulted in the largest response I had ever had. The topic? This blog resulted in almost comments, from parents and teens alike!