Domestic Control and Abuse – What are the signs?

As a psychotherapist, I'm often asked 'what exactly is domestic abuse?'. In this article I set out examples drawn from real life of domestic violence, emotional abuse and coercive control. If you have ever wondered whether your partner is being abusive towards you or if one of your family or friends is being abused or controlled, this article will give you some insights.


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