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.
If you are being psychologically, emotionally or physically harmed, you are not alone. Statistics show that one in three women and one in three men have experienced abuse and domestic violence. If you're looking for support, there are 4 abuse and domestic violence hotlines in Georgia, United States. Reach out if this is happening:
After months or years of abusive behaviour from your partner or family member, you might doubting yourself and your sanity. However, this is your abuser talking. The abuse, and everything associated with it, is not your fault.
You might feel insecure and unsure what the right thing to do in your situation is. Fortunately, there are professionals and volunteers in Georgia, United States who have experience helping domestic violence and abuse victims. They could help you find your way towards a better life.
If you feel like you might need support today, try reaching out to a hotline in Georgia, United States. It's free and confidential.