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Reach out to a hotline in Hertfordshire, England for support with abuse and domestic violence

Domestic violence is the act of controlling or dominating a spouse, partner, boyfriend/girlfriend or family member. The abuse doesn't have to be physical – it may be emotional, sexual, verbal or financial in nature.

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 4 hotlines in Hertfordshire, England 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

Victims of abuse and domestic violence can be in a difficult position. They once had (or still have) love for the abuser. On the other hand, they are constantly exposed to harm from someone who should love them back. This can feel puzzling and scary.

It’s normal if you feel isolated. Victims of abuse and domestic violence are exposed to extreme stress and often go through it alone. Even though it might feel difficult to share what you are going through, hotline staff in Hertfordshire, England will listen, try to understand – and help you.

Consider contacting a hotline in Hertfordshire, England right away for free, private help with abuse and domestic violence.


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