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This blog publishes articles on domestic violence. Some are generated by Get Help With Domestic Violence while others are sourced from elsewhere and appropriately credited.

The long-term health impacts of domestic violence

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Sadly, it’s common to hear about the always disgusting, sometimes tragic acts of domestic violence. But there’s a story seldom told - the damaging impact of long term abuse on the health of victims.

What is coercive control?

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It's a kind of 'phantom menace'. But what is coercive control and how can we recognise when it's happening to us or someone we know?

If it's so bad why doesn't he/she just leave?

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Many ask this question. Survivor of 17 years domestic violence, Deb Thomson, sheds light. Reasons can be varied and complex from situation to situation. And, there’s more to Deb’s story than what’s below. But reading this is starting point in understand why some people stay in abusive relationships.

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