Domestic violence/ abuse - is your behaviour hurting or
- Do you argue with your
- Do put your partner/relative down?
- Do you break /destroy things?
- Do you shout a lot?
Domestic violence/ abuse is;
- Threatening behaviour;
- Sexual assault;
- Controlling another person;
- Intimidating another person;
- Psychological, emotional or financial abuse between people who
have been intimate partners, live in the same household or are
Domestic violence/ abuse is rarely a one off incident and
tends to get more severe and happens more often over time,
sometimes only ending when one person kills the other. If you are
violent/abusive to those you love/care about, there are a number of
agencies who can support you and help break the cycle of abuse.
Blaming someone else for your behaviour/actions is
abuse. To recognise that you need help may take courage
and strength. You can choose to acknowledge your
Choose to stop - contact RESPECT on 0808 802
4040 (free from landlines and most mobile phones)