Posts in the "3Rd December 2017" category

"At first I started running to change myself for him, but I ended up enjoying it for myself"- Denise

Posted on December 03, 2017

Denise

"We met when we were 17 and ended up doing the same course in college. He was verbally abusive towards me, in person and in texts. One day, in class, I had to stand up and give a presentation and was using my phone as a timer.

As I was giving the presentation I kept receiving text after text from him telling me I was stupid, and what I was saying didn't make sense, that I wasn't smart enough to be doing the course and that everyone in the class thought the same.

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Permanent link | Categories: Women's Voices 20173rd December 2017

Day 9: 60% of abuse starts before the age of 25.

Posted on December 03, 2017

Day 9 Dating Abuse

You don't have to be in a 'domestic' relationship to experience abuse.  Dating abuse affects young women in Ireland.  In a national survey on domestic violence in Ireland almost 60% of people who were severely abused said that the abuse started when they were under 25 years old.  ,

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Permanent link | Categories: 16 Facts for 16 Days3rd December 2017Day 9