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Are you experiencing abuse or domestic violence? Contact a hotline in East Renfrewshire, Scotland for support

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.

If you are experiencing abuse or domestic violence, you do not have to deal with this on your own. Staff from 1 hotlines that support people experiencing abuse and domestic violence in East Renfrewshire, Scotland can help. Contact them if these signs of abuse sound familiar:

  • Believing that your partner/family member’s aggressive behavior is your fault
  • Avoiding certain topics so that you don’t anger your partner/family member
  • Not allowing you to work or get an education
  • Your partner/family member is constantly trying to convince you you’re crazy and makes you doubt your experiences (also known as gaslighting)
  • Your partner/family member is acting excessively jealously
  • Being forced to have sex or perform other sexual activities that you don’t want to
  • Your partner/family member has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • Being exposed to intimidation and coercion

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.

If you're experiencing abuse and domestic violence, feeling scared is perfectly natural. You could be doubtful and convinced that there’s no way out. Talking to someone in East Renfrewshire, Scotland who understands how abusive relationships work might help you feel less hopeless and powerless.

For free and confidential support with abuse and domestic violence, consider contacting a hotline in East Renfrewshire, Scotland today.


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