I feel it is a great program and it is great that men can get together and talk over issues affecting men. I like being able to speak freely about my feeling and thoughts with the other guys and I know I am not going to be judged.
He has changed in so many ways – mainly he is respectful towards me and I feel safe with him. I have noticed that he listens to me more, lets me explain how I’m feeling instead of just listening to his.
He is able to deal with a little more pressure than he could before. He does not blow a fuse or erupt as quickly as he used to.
He has stopped making everything all about him. He is a better husband because he is more aware of when he starts his abuse and stops very quickly.
He is much more considerate and I think he may have stopped ‘playing mind’ games with me.
Jodie - Essendon
This course requires commitment from any person wanting to do it. It requires commitment to change.
Very good, positive influence helps you evaluate yourself and your situation.
Leanne - Port Melbourne
We had tried everything before this program; my husband had seen counsellors, psychologists, doctors and nothing worked. He went to another program which was a lot closer to where we lived and was half the price but after 5 weeks he was complaining how boring it was and how he wasn’t getting anything out of it.
Your partner needs to want to do this program for themselves. Your partner needs to be committed to changing because they themselves want to change.
The UTAS Student Living Team would like to thank you both for your recent Let’s Change the Story two-day professional development. This learning experience was invaluable in leading the Student Living Support Officers to develop self-awareness and understanding of attitudes that contribute to domestic violence.