How to recognise economic abuse

Economic abuse isn’t always easy to recognise, and is perhaps once of the lesser documented aspects of domestic abuse. As with many forms of abusive behaviour, it can take place over many years before a victim may even become aware that it’s been going on.  Here, we’ll take a closer look at how you might ...

2024-02-19T23:28:53+00:00February 19th, 2024|Domestic abuse, Money|

How to recognise post-separation abuse

Leaving an abusive relationship is one of the bravest, hardest things a person can do. Unfortunately, for many people, the abuse they’re aiming to leave behind doesn’t end once separated. In fact, one of the very real reasons why people don’t leave a relationship sooner (or in fact at all), is because it can put ...

2024-01-30T17:20:03+00:00December 13th, 2023|Divorce, Domestic abuse|

Domestic abuse against men

Domestic abuse is often regarded as a gendered crime. According to Women’s Aid, women are more likely to repeatedly experience severe forms of abuse, and those that end in physical injury or death.  However, that’s not to say that domestic abuse against men doesn’t happen. In 2020, the Office for National Statistics stated that 757,000 ...

2024-01-11T12:43:24+00:00June 14th, 2023|Domestic abuse|

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|
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