Am I being abused?

Abuse is a pattern of coercive control, intimidation, and oppression effectively used to instill fear and maintain long term relationship domination. If any of the below sounds familiar to your and is a regular occurrence in your relationship - it is not acceptable, and you deserve better. "They're two different people. I feel like I'm… Continue reading>

Be a Part of the Hope Network

'The Hope Network' is a collection of individuals/organisations that have committed to support our funding through a monthly or one off donation, enabling us to carry out the vital work that we do. In our opinion, the hope network underpins our ability to continue raising awareness of the issues surrounding domestic and emotional abuse, and… Continue reading>

Domestic Violence Myths Debunked

DVUK work tirelessly to provide support to survivors and hope to individuals who have experienced domestic and emotional abuse. It's important for us to continue to raise awareness about how people are affected by domestic violence. Here are some of the facts: Myth Number 1: Domestic Violence is only physical. This is far from the truth.… Continue reading>

Characteristics Of An Abusive Partner

[prisna-google-website-translator] Characteristics Of An Abusive Partner It is important to note that a person with an abusive character or trait may be physically or emotionally abusive towards their partners. Physical abuse is an intentional act which is designed to inflict or cause harm to another individual. These acts could involve: Scratching, punching, biting, strangling or… Continue reading>

Signs Of Controlling Behaviour

Controlling Behaviour is: a range of acts designed to exploit, intimidate and manipulate someone for selfish reasons. This involves depriving them of their independence in an effort to show domination and this type of behaviour is extremely dangerous because it leads to other types or forms of of abuse. The objective of this article is… Continue reading>