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What are the signs that you may be a victim of coercive control?

Does your partner/ex-partner:

  • Isolate you from friends and family,
  • Deprive you of basic needs, such as food, electricity, heating,
  • Monitor your time and behaviours,
  • Monitor you via online communication tools or spyware,
  • Take control over aspects of your everyday life, such as where you can go, who you can see, what you can wear, when to be home and when you can sleep,
  • Deprive you access to support services, including medical services,
  • Repeatedly put you down, for example saying “you’re worthless”,
  • Humiliate, degrade or dehumanise you,
  • Control your finances,
  • Make threats or intimidate you,
  • Damage belongings,
  • Subject you to sexual abuse and/or physical violence.