Explaining coercive control, the signs & how to get out!
Sometimes referred to as “intimate terrorism”, coercive control chips away at victims’ sense of safety and independence; some report feeling as if they’re being held hostage, constantly “walking on eggshells” or being “smothered alive”. It can be so destructive to a person that there are calls around the country to make criminalise coercive control. In this episode, counsellor – Kaz Amos, and domestic violence caseworker, Colleen Mullins, discuss with host, Mel Histon, common coercive controlling tactics used by perpetrators, the impact they have on ‘victims’ and what to do if you suspect you are being coercively controlled!
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