Domestic abuse is any action intended to control or keep power over a spouse, partner, family member, or girlfriend/boyfriend. The abuse may take the form of something physical, or it may be emotional, verbal, sexual, or financial. You might feel threatened, controlled, or belittled.
Setting free from an abuser may feel impossible. You are probably terrified and feel trapped. However, many victims of abuse and domestic violence have made it. With the help of 1 hotlines in Iceland that support with abuse and domestic violence, you can live without having to endure these symptoms of abuse:
Every case of abuse and domestic violence is unique. Every family and partnership has its own story. It’s perfectly normal to feel conflicted and insecure about the whole situation. Going through it alone can be confusing and, importantly, dangerous.
There is no universal recipe for setting free from abuse and domestic violence. However, know that many women, children, and men in Iceland have made it. The first step in the process is opening up to a trusted and understanding person. Then, you can find your way out.
For free and confidential support with abuse and domestic violence, consider contacting a hotline in Iceland today.