Relationship Quiz

Is It happening to me ?

Does your partner do any of the following ?

Always  /  Sometimes  /  Never  (answer the following questions with Always/Sometimes/Never)

Does your Partner

  • Put you down and humiliate you, in private and/or in public?
  • Hurt you physically – e.g. by hitting, slapping, kicking or biting you?
  • Make you have sex when you don’t want to?
  • Control how the money is spent?
  • Not want you to have your own friends?
  • Threaten to take the children away?
  • Threaten to harm or actually harm pets?
  • Threaten to harm himself if you leave?
  • Turn into a nicer person outside the house?
  • Apologise and promise that he won’t do it again, but he does
  • Destroy your things or smash up the furniture?

    Are You

    • Afraid for yourself and/or your children?
    • Feeling guilty or ashamed about what is happening?
    • Isolated with no one to talk to?
    • Afraid to express an opinion when he is around?
    • Not beaten physically, but torn apart emotionally?
    • Hiding bruises or making excuses for injuries caused by him?
    • Finding it hard to be enthusiastic about life?
    • Always watching what you say or do so he won’t get angry?
    • Feeling like you’re going mad or wishing it was all over?

 

QUIZ RESULTS:

If you answered ‘Always’ or ‘Sometimes’ to one or more of these questions, it is likely that you are living with domestic abuse. You are not alone, 1 in 5 women experience domestic abuse. Women from all walks of life experience domestic abuse, it can begin at any stage in a relationship. It is not easy to accept that someone you love and have trusted is being abusive towards you, but it is important to remember that it is not your fault. I am here to support you and additionally put you in touch with services that can help.

 

For contact details of domestic abuse support services around the country, click here