Abuse includes domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. Abuse can be defined as any behaviour towards someone that causes deliberate harm or upset can be considered as abuse.
The different types of abuse are:
One main characteristic of an abusive relationship is control. The sense of worthlessness experienced by the abused allows the abuser to continue the relationship and the abuser unable to break free or they will lack confidence which results in the abused being dependent. In our workshops and counselling sessions, we discuss what is abuse, recognising the signs of abuse, understanding what it is and how it impacts on the abused.