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Abuse and domestic violence hotlines are available in Kilkenny, Ireland

Domestic violence is any action or behaviour from a partner or spouse, girlfriend/boyfriend or family member that aims to control you. For some, this is physical violence, for others it takes the form of verbal, emotional, sexual or financial abuse.

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 Kilkenny, Ireland that support with abuse and domestic violence, you can live without having to endure these symptoms of abuse:

  • 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 has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • You are being isolated from friends and family members
  • Being forced to have sex or perform other sexual activities that you don’t want to
  • Avoiding certain topics so that you don’t anger your partner/family member
  • You are being controlled by your partner/family member
  • Any form of physical harm (hitting, slapping, strangling, kicking, burning, cutting)
  • Your partner/family member is acting excessively jealously

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.

There is no universal recipe for setting free from abuse and domestic violence. However, know that many women, children, and men in Kilkenny, Ireland 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 Kilkenny, Ireland today.


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