Tag Archives: coercive control

Post-Separation Abuse by Social Media

BWP's Outreach Worker examines Domestic Abuse survivor, Sarah's experience of coercive control and post-separation abuse by social media, and provides advice. Sarah’s story “I often wish I’d stayed with Harry. ... Read more

World Premiere Audience Takes Important Message Home

A captivated audience were deeply moved by new feature film, LOVE?, after attending its world premiere, which was held at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham on 16 November. Nottinghamshire based Domestic Abuse ... Read more

BWP to host Film Premiere

BWP are excited to be hosting the premiere of LOVE? – an original feature film written and produced by our Inaugural Patron, Samantha Beckinsale. The powerful film tackles the complex nature of coercive con... Read more

BWP Outreach Worker Hopes First Book Will Help Thousands

A Nottinghamshire charity worker who has helped hundreds of women recover from their experiences of Domestic Abuse hopes to reach thousands more, by sharing her wisdom in a new book which is now for sale on Amazon. On... Read more

Domestic Abuse and its impact on mothering

Domestic Abuse can seriously impact on a mothers’ ability to parent her children. Abusive men can cause significant damage to what should be a happy and natural process. Mothering can be undermined so badly by this... Read more

Abusive Persuasion – coercive control tactics seen in Domestic Abuse

“I’ve been doing this for a long time – manipulating people to get my own way. That’s why you think you love me. Because I’ve broken you down and built you back up to believe it. It wasn’t an accident,” - C... Read more

It’s not your fault. Self-blame and domestic abuse.

He monitors your phone, withholds money, terrorises you, isolates you, calls you a mental slag. You will know this behaviour is abusive and wrong, but on some level, you may feel it’s partly your fault that he behaves... Read more

Coercive behaviour and how to escape it

Coercive control can be defined as an act or pattern of acts of assault, threats, humiliation or other abuse that is used to harm, punish or frighten. Coercive and controlling behaviour has been a criminal offence in thi... Read more