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26th Jan '16 10:09:48 PM zoop
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* Sara's first foster-father in ''Literature/{{Relativity}}''. He never abused her or her sister, but did beat [[spoiler:and eventually killed]] her foster-mother.
17th Jan '16 4:38:35 AM Aquila89
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* In Creator/StephenKing's novel ''Dolores Claiborne'', the title character is physically abused by her husband. She first accepts this, because she grew up in a rural community in the '30s, when this was socially acceptable, but eventually decides to stand up to him, and eventually kills him when she learns that he's [[ParentalIncest trying to make moves on their eldest daughter]].
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* In Creator/StephenKing's novel ''Dolores Claiborne'', ''Literature/DoloresClaiborne'', the title character is physically abused by her husband. She first accepts this, because she grew up in a rural community in the '30s, when this was socially acceptable, but eventually decides to stand up to him, and eventually kills him when she learns that he's [[ParentalIncest trying to make moves on their eldest daughter]].
11th Jan '16 7:59:01 AM thatother1dude
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They don't live together, they're actual enemies.
* Implied with Jasper and Lapis in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse.''
10th Jan '16 12:57:40 PM ironicusername
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* Implied with Jasper and Lapis in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse.''
3rd Jan '16 4:41:33 PM Fireblood
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Domestic abuse, defined as physical or emotional abuse between members of a romantic relationship, is a recurring comedy trope throughout history. Why this is so is somewhat understandable- after all, [[ComedicSociopathy physical and verbal abuse between characters is funny]], and characters often find themselves in romantic relationships. Ergo, [[BlackComedy domestic abuse can be funny]]. Lately, however, the UnfortunateImplications of Domestic Abuse have gotten more attention, at least for one side of the equation, male on female Domestic Abuse.
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Domestic abuse, defined as physical or emotional abuse between members of a romantic relationship, is a recurring comedy trope throughout history. Why this is so is somewhat understandable- after understandable-after all, [[ComedicSociopathy physical and verbal abuse between characters is funny]], and characters often find themselves in romantic relationships. Ergo, [[BlackComedy domestic abuse can be funny]]. Lately, however, the UnfortunateImplications of Domestic Abuse have gotten more attention, at least for one side of the equation, male on female Domestic Abuse.

* ''Film/CruelAndUnusual'': Edgar is slowly revealed to have controlled his wife's life almost completely, stopping her from working or having her own bank account, and constantly being paranoid that she'd leave him. It's also implied that she's stuck with him if she wants to stay in the country, as her residence there appears to depend upon their marriage.
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* ''Film/CruelAndUnusual'': Edgar is slowly revealed to have controlled his wife's life almost completely, stopping her from working or having her own bank account, and constantly being paranoid that she'd leave him.him or was having affairs. It's also implied that she's stuck with him if she wants to stay in the country, as her residence there appears to depend upon their marriage. She poisoned him due to feeling it was the only way to escape.
2nd Jan '16 9:28:26 PM Fireblood
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* ''Film/CruelAndUnusual'': Edgar is slowly revealed to have controlled his wife's life almost completely, stopping her from working or having her own bank account, and constantly being paranoid that she'd leave him. It's also implied that she's stuck with him if she wants to stay in the country, as her residence there appears to depend upon their marriage.
30th Dec '15 4:57:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* "Love the Way You Lie," by {{Eminem}} ft. {{Rihanna}}, sung from the perspective of Eminem (as perpetrator) and Rihanna (as victim). The video stars MeganFox and Dominic Monaghan as a couple in a mutually abusive relationship.
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* "Love the Way You Lie," by {{Eminem}} Music/{{Eminem}} ft. {{Rihanna}}, Music/{{Rihanna}}, sung from the perspective of Eminem (as perpetrator) and Rihanna (as victim). The video stars MeganFox and Dominic Monaghan as a couple in a mutually abusive relationship.

* "Only The Wind" by PetShopBoys. (WordOfGod says it is indeed about domestic abuse and not AIDS, as commonly believed.) "There's nobody hiding behind a locked door/And no one's been lying 'cause we don't lie anymore." The abused lover says "I'm sorry..." at the end and is implied to have either left or killed the abuser.
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* "Only The Wind" by PetShopBoys.Music/PetShopBoys. (WordOfGod says it is indeed about domestic abuse and not AIDS, as commonly believed.) "There's nobody hiding behind a locked door/And no one's been lying 'cause we don't lie anymore." The abused lover says "I'm sorry..." at the end and is implied to have either left or killed the abuser.

* DavidBowie's "Repetition" is about the grim routine this can fall into, with a bitter man verbally and physically abusing his wife. * TheAndrewsSisters hit, "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar" would seem like this, but is just a metaphor for exciting piano playing.
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* DavidBowie's Music/DavidBowie's "Repetition" is about the grim routine this can fall into, with a bitter man verbally and physically abusing his wife. * TheAndrewsSisters Music/TheAndrewsSisters hit, "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar" would seem like this, but is just a metaphor for exciting piano playing.

* TheCrystallineEffect's 'Another Rainy Day'. * "Pick Up The Phone" by FallingInReverse is about an abusive and jealous boyfriend.
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* TheCrystallineEffect's Music/TheCrystallineEffect's 'Another Rainy Day'. * "Pick Up The Phone" by FallingInReverse Music/FallingInReverse is about an abusive and jealous boyfriend.
16th Dec '15 6:35:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/RoadHouse'': After Brad Wesley's mistress is [[DoYouWantToCopulate too forward]] one time too many with Dalton, she's dragged out of the roadhouse by one of his goons. She's next seen in Wesley's mansion with a bruised-up face.
11th Dec '15 9:38:58 PM Pichu-kun
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* "If I Were Your Woman" by Gladys Knight is about a woman trying to convince a man to breakup with his emotionally abusive girlfriend/wife and be with her.
10th Dec '15 2:23:28 AM NozzDogg
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[[folder:Tabletop Games]] * In ''TabletopGame/RocketAge'' the ''former'' prince of the Martian city Madra was an uncultured thing who used to maim and injure his concubines, who are usually highly valued. One of his concubines, Hantha, [[AssholeVictim decided to ensure he became the ''former'' prince of Madra by letting revolutionaries into the palace.]] [[/folder]]
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