Domestic violence

Domestic Violence And Abuse

Domestic Violence And Abuse

Domestic Abuse occurs when one person in a marriage or otherwise intimate relationship seeks to dominate and control the other person. Where the abuse involves violence, it is known as Domestic Violence. Abusers use fear, shame, guilt, manipulation and intimidation to exert control over their partners, wearing down their defences and often threatening to hurt

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Possessive relationships

Possessive relationships

When you first start seeing someone it can seem romantic when they want to know everything about you: who your friends are, what you’ve been doing all day, who you spend time with and so on. However, after a while what was once cute can become taxing and exhausting. What Is A Possessive Relationship? Possessive relationships

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Reaching Out For Help

Reaching Out For Help

Lots of people still have mixed feelings about using professional support, even during times of struggle. Fears of being judged or misunderstood can get in the way of admitting to personal difficulties. Many individuals and families continue to go it alone, even during time of increased pressure and stress. More People Are Asking For Help

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child abduction

Child abduction

Having your child abducted is every parent’s nightmare. The chances of a stranger whisking your child away are, mercifully, very slim. But every day many children are taken illegally away from the care of one parent by the other or a member of the extended family and taken overseas without mutual consent. If you fear

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leaving an abusive relationship

Leaving an Abusive relationship

All relationships have their ups and downs, highs and lows, but being in an abusive relationship is different. It is destructive, demoralising and dangerous. It would never be recommended to stay in an abusive relationship but many people feel trapped for differing reasons. Leaving is imperative but you have to leave safely and planning the

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The Samaritans

The Samaritans

The Samaritans is a charitable organisation that offers 24/7 support to anyone across the UK and the Republic of Ireland who feels they are in distress or who simply needs to talk. There are 201 separate branches, and the Samaritans have been offering a non-judgemental listening ear for more than 60 years. Since 1984 the

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