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24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline

Open to all women and men affected by domestic and sexual violence

0808 802 1414

Domestic Violence is…..

“The intentional and persistent physical or emotional abuse of a woman, or of a woman and her children in a way that causes pain, distress or injury.” 

Domestic Violence

Behaviours that may be displayed by an abuser:

—– Jealousy  —– Controlling behaviour —– Quick involvement in a relationship —— Unrealistic expectations —–Isolating of the victim —–Blaming of others for problems or feelings —–Hypersensitivity —–Cruelty to animals or children —–“Playful” use of force during sex —–Verbal abuse —– Dual personality —–Making threats —– Breaking objects —–Use of force during arguments