Tag Archives: self blame

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

Do you still care what he thinks of you even though you’ve left?

“Care about people’s approval, and you will always be their prisoner” - Lao Tzu When someone thinks badly of us or accuses us of terrible things, it’s normal to want to defend ourselves and persuade them that ... 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