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TW: Domestic Violence and what you can do about it

We’ve been seeing a rise in talk and experiences of abuse within relationships. It can be hard to see the warning signs of abuse, and you may be left feeling confused, blindsided or in denial about what you’re seeing in a relationship. 


You may be seeing signs of abuse in your relationship or a friend’s, such as:

  • Your partner being controlling of you
  • Your partner isolating you from friends and family
  • Your partner puts you down or blames you for things that aren’t your fault
  • Your partner threatens you physically, emotionally or financially


It’s common for someone who is being abused to believe that it’s their own fault and that they somehow ‘deserve’ the abuse. Abuse is never your fault, and you deserve to feel safe and respected in your relationships.


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ReachOut has a number of articles on the topic of abuse, including what is emotional abuse, signs of an abusive relationship and domestic violence and what you can do about it. Abuse can take many forms, and we want to let you know that you are never alone if you are a victim of abuse ♥️


Some resources:

1800RESPECT is a 24/7 domestic, family and sexual violence hotline, who can help you develop plans for keeping safe around abuse. They are available for calling and texting.

Love is Respect provides information on healthy, unhealthy and abusive relationships.

Kids Helpline provides phone and webchat-based counselling 24/7. 

White Ribbon provides links to support services for domestic and family violence in every state, including legal services.

AskIzzy provides information about services local to your area that you can access. 

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