Domestic abuse is any behaviour that aims to dominate or maintain control over a partner, spouse, family member or girlfriend/boyfriend. The abuse may be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial in nature. You may feel controlled, threatened, coerced or demeaned.
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 Vanuatu that support with abuse and domestic violence, you can live without having to endure these symptoms of abuse:
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.
You might feel insecure and unsure what the right thing to do in your situation is. Fortunately, there are professionals and volunteers in Vanuatu who have experience helping domestic violence and abuse victims. They could help you find your way towards a better life.
For free and confidential support with abuse and domestic violence, consider contacting a hotline in Vanuatu today.