Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse is not just about physical abuse. It also includes psychological & coercive control
Most men do not believe or feel they are a victim until sometime after they no longer have control of their life and have become isolated. See more about abuse here.
It is estimated that 1 in 6 men have suffered from domestic abuse.
How to get help
There are some very good organisations that deal with domestic abuse for men. Here are some below.
Men’s Advice Line – www.mensadviceline.org.uk
Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and those supporting them. We offer advice and emotional support to men who experience abuse, and signpost to other vital services that help keep them and their children safe.
Man Kind – www.mankind.org.uk
The ManKind Initiative was the first charity in Great Britain to support male victims of domestic abuse. They are at the forefront of providing services and support for male victims and campaigning to ensure that male victims receive the support they need from other organisations
If you are in immediate danger call 999