Are you safe?
If you are in immediate danger CALL the POLICE on 111
If you are not in immediate danger but feel threatened or worried that abusive behaviour is going to get worse (escalate) you need to talk to someone & find out what you can do.
WOMEN'S REFUGE phone 06 769 5533 0800 827973 www.taranakiwomensrefuge.co.nz
Women's Centre phone 06 758 4957
New Plymouth Police (non-emergency) phone 759 5500
Relationship Abuse is not a one-off event.
It's a cycle and usually gets worse if nothing is done to stop it.
is when they do sexual things to you that you don't agree to
Jealousy & Isolation
is when they cut you off from your friends or freak out when you talk to other people
is when they yell and shout at you, use physical violence, get into a lot of fights with other people, use violence to solve problems
is when they put you down, call you names, make you feel stupid, make sexist comments
is when they check up on you - where you are and who you're with, threaten or force you to do things you don't want to do, don't let you make your own decisions