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They Should Love You but They Hurt You

What Is Domestic Abuse?

There are times when abuse or cruel behaviour happens in families or between boyfriends and girlfriends. This can be confusing because this person is the one who is supposed to care for you or protect you. It may even be happening between your parents and not to you directly. If this is happening in your home or love relationship it is called domestic abuse.

What are the signs? You may be in an abusive relationship if a parent, partner or lover:

In all these cases the abuser aims to control, frighten, intimidate, terrorise, manipulate, humiliate and/or injure you.

Making changes in an abusive relationship is not easy, because you may feel frightened or worn down. Think about what you can do to change the situation – even taking a small step can help. Like telling someone you trust what is happening.

Need help for violence or abuse? Or do you know a teen in trouble? Call the 116 helpline under Lifeline Zambia.

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Chilando

Yes it is true in the sense that when u abused ,by big people , same time will sick for help , like , Zambia police sevice ,or mother support , group , it's we're we can go for help or tuneme it's helps

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Mwenda

Nice one

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