No-one wants or asks to be abused. But figuring out what to do, and whether to stay or leave, can be difficult.
The first thing to understand is that the way you are being treated is not okay. It is illegal. If you are not sure if the situation is okay or not, look for warning signs such as how you feel – do you feel happy, safe, respected or cared for? If you don’t always feel like this, there could be something wrong. Trust your instincts.
Remember, abuse is not your fault. Don’t blame yourself.
There are many organisations that can help you to stop family or sexual violence.
Femili PNG provides case management services and you can contact us for assistance.