“She said I was wasting my time with my family and friends as they didn’t understand me and didn’t understand us. The good times together were getting few and far between. She controlled my days, my social calendar, the clothes that I wore and the people I would speak to.” Kim, 42
The most important thing to remember if you are experiencing domestic and family violence is that the abuse is not your fault and you don’t have to put up with it. You do not deserve to be abused.