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Abuse and domestic violence hotlines are available in Waikato, New Zealand

Domestic violence 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.

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 1 hotlines in Waikato, New Zealand who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:

  • Your partner/family member blames you for how they behave
  • You are embarrassed for your close ones to see how your partner/family member treats you
  • Your partner/family member has an unpredictable, violent temperament, and they direct the anger at you
  • Your partner/family member is constantly trying to convince you you’re crazy and makes you doubt your experiences (also known as gaslighting)
  • Your devices are being monitored or tracked by a partner/family member
  • Your belongings and property being destroyed
  • Fear of your partner/family member much of the time
  • Being exposed to intimidation and coercion

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.

Every story of abuse and domestic violence is unique. You are the one who will figure out what the best way out is for you as a person and in your circumstances. However, it is always easier to overcome such hardships with the right kind of support.

Consider contacting a hotline in Waikato, New Zealand right away for free, private help with abuse and domestic violence.


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