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16 April 2014, Wednesday
 
 
Today's Zaman
 
 
 
 

Men kill wives because they talk too much, says life coach

7 May 2013, Tuesday /TODAY'S ZAMAN, İSTANBUL
A controversial figure who calls herself an “Islamic life coach” has said that women are to blame for the rising number of incidents of domestic violence and violence against women.

Sibel Üresin, who earlier drew anger for saying polygamy -- marriage with more than one spouse -- should be legal and publicly announced that she had encouraged her husband to get a second wife, recommending a close girlfriend for the job, has said to the religious-minded İkra magazine: “Women talk ceaselessly. It is the woman's fault if she is killed.”

She said that because women are economically empowered they have inflated egos and talk too much. “It looks better on a woman to be naive, polite and soft, and that's how it is in our religion,” she maintained. Üresin also said that even when a woman is more knowledgeable about a subject then her husband, she should keep silent. “Really, I know some women that never shut up. It is very normal that her husband's going to go crazy. The biggest weapon a woman has is her ability to hold grudges and show that through her attitude, but men resort to violence, because they are built that way.”

 
 
COMMENTS
I worked all my life because I had to feed my babies. I eventually became an electrician and worked in Construction. Now that I am retired, I had to learn to be meek and quiet again with the men even if I know much more than they do.
Khadijah
You are a truly dangerous and idiotic female... Take some of your own advice and Shut UP..... In my opinion you have nothing of ANY value to say.......
Sandy Castillo
I think Sibel talks way "too much" No to apply her solution. The traitor seems more deserving than most, what a witch.
ArtGrrl
Is the woman for real??? This is a disgusting article and I cannot believe in this day and age such a woman with this attitude exists. She is actually talking too much and needs to shut up once an for all.
Fleur
and yet, it is so easy for a muslim man to divorce his wife that there really is no excuse for resoting to violence.
Georgina
Sibel or whatever is her last name is trash talking and she is a junk maker. Submission as wife's yes, but trash talking about why women are "talking too much' is nonsense and justifying death is not from God. Turkish women are getting more independent, as they know the difference between right and...
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