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The term abuse refers not just to domestic violence but mental, physical, sexual, financial etc.

13.2% of men state they have been a victim of domestic abuse since they were 16 (27.1% women). For every three victims of domestic abuse, two will be female, one will be male.

One in four women and one in six men suffer from domestic abuse in their lifetime. 4% of men and 8.2% of women were estimated to have experienced domestic abuse in 2014/15,.

The percentage of gay or bi-sexual men (6.2%) who suffered partner abuse in 2008/09 is nearly double the number for heterosexual men (3.3%). Lesbian women (12.4%) as a percentage also suffered far more partner abuse compared to heterosexual women (4.3%).

The NSPCC reported that 18% of boys and 25% of girls had been victims of physical violence at the hands of their girlfriend or boyfriend. 4% of boys had been victims of severe physical violence (11% of girls).

As you can see from the statistics domestic violence can happen to anyone – men, women, older, younger….

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The aim of counselling is to help you understand yourself better and come to terms with what has happened to you.

Usually you will have regular sessions, for an hour or slightly less, each week or every two weeks.

Good counselling will help you to break away from past abusive relationships and work towards living in a way which is more satisfactory and fulfilling for you. It can also help you to build up your self esteem.


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