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Topic: Helping a friend whose being mentally abused by ex

2 posts, 0 answered
  1. Imamamanow
    Imamamanow avatar
    3 posts
    17 January 2020

    Hello, could someone please offer me some resources for my beautiful friend? She has a 4 year old and is separated from dad for about 2 years. They share their son back and forth on a mutual agreement, nothing documented or put in place by law.

    the main concern is he's started mentally abusing her, calling her terrible names And carrying on like a teenager (sometimesin front of their son). She has reason to believe he's following her and is starting to feel unsafe. I've told her there's lots of support for people in these situations which I know there is but, I don't know where to look! I've told her to contact the police ASAP about him following her but that's all I've got... I'd like to give her some resources so she can reach out and get help to put her back in a safe spot. Can someone please share links of where I can send my friend for help on this situation? Thanks so much.

  2. Happilyneverafter
    Happilyneverafter avatar
    19 posts
    17 January 2020 in reply to Imamamanow
    Document, document, document. Please look for dv support services in your area. They will help with everything she needs to keep herself and her son safe. The police is number one, she needs to start a paper trail of his behaviour. These types of men don’t change and when they start to lose control they become worse and more dangerous. I have lived this for 19 years, I hope this helps.
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