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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 50 hotlines in California, United States who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:
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 California, United States who have experience helping domestic violence and abuse victims. They could help you find your way towards a better life.
Consider contacting a hotline in California, United States right away for free, private help with abuse and domestic violence.