This forum is a safe, anonymous space for women who have been affected by domestic abuse.
A moderator is online every day to respond to posts, provide individual advice, and deal with any technical problems relating to the Forum. We aim to respond to any requests within 12 hours. Before you post:
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We have organised the topics into key themes to make it easy for you to find support, information, and talk to survivors who may have similar questions or experiences. You can also view the latest discussions by clicking on the latest topics button above.
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Domestic abuse in Black and Minoritised Ethnic communities
Domestic abuse in BME (Black and Minoritised Ethnic) communities, please share you experiences here
- 1 week, 4 days ago
Is it abuse?
Sometimes its difficult to decide whether what you are experiencing is actually abusive. This is especially true when your partner is telling you that it's your fault and blames you for their anger or control. Do let us know about how you are feeling and what you are experiencing.
- 2 days, 13 hours ago
This is a space for you to share your successes and good days with each other, whatever that might mean for you. Whatever it is, we want to hear what’s going on with you.
- 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Are you experiencing abuse from family members?
Abuse can happen in all kinds of relationships, it’s not always between partners or ex-partners. If you are experiencing abuse from someone in your family, there is support available for you.
- 13 hours, 51 minutes ago
Living with domestic abuse and disability
If you are disabled, have a health condition or mental health condition, and you’re experiencing domestic abuse, this is somewhere for you to discuss your experiences with other survivors.
- 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Women over 50
Abuse can happen at any age and there is support available. Here you can talk to other survivors over 50 about your experiences.
- 2 days, 23 hours ago
Leaving an abusive relationship
Whenever you’re ready to consider leaving, here is where you can post any questions you have about how to prepare practically and emotionally to leave as safely as possible.
- 14 hours, 59 minutes ago
Having a bad day?
This board is a place for you to post about what you’re going through at the moment where you and other survivors can listen and support each other.
- 3 hours, 4 minutes ago
If you’re not sure where to post or if your post covers multiple areas, this board is the best place for any questions or anything else you’d like to share.
- 7 minutes ago
- Domestic abuse in Black and Minoritised Ethnic communities