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domestic

pertaining to an environment managed by humans.

domestic animals
animals accustomed to living in a domestic environment.
domestic cat
often used to describe mongrel or crossbred cats, either shorthaired or longhaired.
domestic markets
local markets; usually refers to markets in the same country.

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Q. What should I do if I think there is a domestic violence in my building? I think there is a case of domestic violence going on in with my neighbors. I have heard a man hitting a woman and a woman screaming, things being thrown, etc. This type of event will happen several times a week, lasting all day. I'm not sure where my place is on this, since I don't know them, and I don’t even know what neighbor it is, but I hate just sitting here doing nothing while a man is beating a woman. I don’t know what to do. Please help.

A. I have been on the receiving end of domestic violence. I have only been out for about 1yr and 3 months. I almost lost my children due to the issues. The best thing you can do is report it. Even though the person will never leave the situation until either someone intervenes, or they almost lose their life. They can get possibly die from it. domestic issues tend to escalate instead of subsiding. Also there is the problem that the person in the situation may have been threatened and their self esteem is usually in the gutter. I wasnt allowed out of my house and when I did go out I had to look at the ground. If my boyfriend thought that i was looking at someone male or female I usually got hit.

Q. Lot’s of time at home, too close to the fridge - any tips? I’m starting my 6 months-preparation period for my finals next month, which mean I’ll spend practically all day at home, in a dangerous vicinity to the fridge. I already lost 25 pounds that I rather not gain again. Does any one have any tips how to avoid the dangers of being at home so much? ?

A. If you are used to eat something when studying (like me…), try to move to healthier options – vegetables instead of snacks, water instead of coke etc. – it can save you a lot of calories. Good luck!

Q. Is “domestic violence” can be considered a medical issue? Is it curable? My partner is showing scary signs of violence…can it be treated with some sort of medication?

A. you can also tyr to get him into an anger management class,that might also help both of you.

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The Troubled Families Programme, domesticity, postcolonial, biopolitics, British citizenship, heteronormativity
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In fact, it is only mentioned in passing, and always as a counterexample to demonstrate the amount of thought and effort that went into crafting Hitler's domesticity.
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Politicizing Domesticity from Henrietta Maria to Milton's Eve, by Laura Lunger Knoppers, identifies the Caroline royal family's great interest to the Victorian "cult of domesticity," a period in which "imagining the British past as a prototype of an idealized present" (1) was commonplace.
The third book will be full of lies because by then I'll have settled into such classic domesticity that the book would be utterly pointless," the Daily Express quoted Brand, as saying.
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A spokesperson for the collective, which comprises Ellie Barrett, Sarah Churlish, Peter J Cribley, Matthew Lloyd, Bex Shindler and Emma Turner, says: "We feel that our art not only deals with important issues of domesticity and the modern lifestyle, but it does so in a manner which is accessible and enjoyable.
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In this absorbing and informative book, the author analyzes the development of an understanding of domesticity that linked alleged qualities of housework, a private activity, to Germanness, a public identity.
This more private bourgeois victory was led by its women who managed to establish a normative conception of German domesticity in the course of the nineteenth century.