Created by Southampton's Safer Students Forum
Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, culture or class.
Domestic abuse comes in many different forms; you may automatically think of it to be just physical – although of course it can be, it also takes many other forms, including:
Imagine if you applied the way abusive relationships can treat sexual consent to other areas of your lives…
Nobody deserves to be the victim of domestic abuse; you should never accept that ‘this is just the way things are’, and although your partner may make you feel that you do not have a choice, you do. There is lots of support available:
These support agencies can also offer help and advice if you are worried that somebody that you know is suffering from domestic abuse.