Domestic abuse understood

Over recent months, the law has made some positive changes in respect of domestic violence, and how the issue is dealt with by the court. One of the biggest problems to overcome is the fact that domestic violence is surrounded by a good number of preconceptions. Historically, this has made it difficult for victims to ...

2021-07-26T08:23:48+01:00July 26th, 2021|Domestic abuse|

How to break free from coercive control

Coercive control is a subtle and persistent form of emotional abuse which is designed to make the victim feel isolated, scared and humiliated. There are lots of ways your partner might be controlling you. Their behaviour can be almost unnoticeable at first, but it will gradually progress over time, reducing your freedom and increasing your ...

2020-05-15T16:42:25+01:00May 15th, 2020|Divorce, Domestic abuse, Family law|

Can you co-parent with a narcissist?

If you have been married to, and divorced a narcissist, you will be more than aware of their personality traits and the impact that has had on you.  But now you have removed yourself from that situation, how to you learn how to co-parent with them?  Is it even possible to co-parent with them?  In ...

2019-08-02T10:42:26+01:00August 2nd, 2019|Divorce, Divorce and money, Domestic abuse|

Divorcing a narcissist

Being married to a narcissist is merry-go-round of manipulation and double standards, so what is divorcing one like?  Arguably the same, if not worse than the marriage, initially at least.   However, with the right support by your side, you can come out of the other side feeling empowered and positive about the future. …

2020-02-28T11:13:05+00:00July 12th, 2019|Divorce, Divorce and money, Domestic abuse|

Protecting yourself when you separate

There are times when the reason for a divorce is because someone has been abusive in the marriage. Domestic abuse is defined as a pattern of physical or sexual violence or controlling behaviour in a relationship. It may involve physical, emotional, psychological, financial or sexual abuse and can include violent behaviour or subtle control that ...

2019-07-08T11:49:32+01:00July 8th, 2019|Divorce, Domestic abuse|
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