It can be really difficult to think about involving outside people if you are experiencing doemstic abuse. Talking to our speciaist worker can help you think through your options, without having to committ to taking any action before you are ready. You remain in total control.
Domestic abuse can be triggered by anything including your family or partner discovering your sexuality or gender identity. It can take all kinds of forms for example:
• Physical violence
• Locking you in your bedroom
• Bullying you into changing the way you dress and present yourself
• Stopping you from leaving the house
• Stopping you from visiting relatives.
You can find out more about what domestic abuse is, what your rights are and how we can help you by calling Galop or visiting our section on domestic abuse.