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Get help with abuse and domestic violence from a hotline in New South Wales, Australia

Many women, children, and men in the world are victims of domestic violence – this is any behaviour that maintains control over a spouse, partner, family member, or girlfriend/boyfriend. Abuse may be expressed physically, emotionally, verbally, sexually, or financially, and you may feel threatened, controlled or coerced.

One in three women and one in three men have experienced abuse or domestic violence. You might be afraid of reaching out for support. However, there are people who are equipped and willing to help you. Consider reaching out to any of the 2 hotlines in New South Wales, Australia who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:

  • Fear of your partner/family member much of the time
  • Your partner/family member belittles your accomplishments and makes you feel unworthy
  • Feeling helpless, desperate, or emotionally numb
  • Your partner/family member humiliates you, insults you and puts you down
  • Your partner/family member has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • Believing that your partner/family member’s aggressive behavior is your fault
  • Your partner/family member hurts you or is threatening to hurt you
  • You are being controlled by your partner/family member

Experiencing a wide range of emotions is perfectly normal for victims of abuse and domestic violence. Doubting the clarity of your mind or your ability to understand what’s happening is also a common consequence of the abuse you have experienced.

Every story of abuse and domestic violence is unique. You are the one who will figure out what the best way out is for you as a person and in your circumstances. However, it is always easier to overcome such hardships with the right kind of support.

Consider contacting a helpline in New South Wales, Australia for free, confidential help with abuse and domestic violence today.


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