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Take Test

The answers to the following questions may help you to decide if you are in an abusive relationship.

  • Q: Does your partner constantly belittle or humiliate you, or regularly criticise or insult you?
  • Q: Has your partner ever kept you short of money so you are unable to buy food and other necessary items for yourself and your children or made you take out loans?
  • Q: Has your partner ever hurt or threatened you or your children?
  • Q: Has your partner ever destroyed any of your possessions deliberately?
  • Q: Have you ever changed your behavior because you are afraid of what your partner might do or say to you?
  • Q: Are you ever afraid of your partner?
  • Q: Has your partner tried to keep you from seeing your friends or family?
  • Q: Has your partner prevented you or made it hard for you to continue or start studying, or from going to work?
  • Q: Does your partner constantly check up on you or follow you?
  • Q: Does your partner unjustly accuse you of flirting or of having affairs with others?

Test Results and Suggested Actions

You are welcome to call us to discuss your needs

  • Low Risk of Abuse

    None of the questions you have answered provide a clear indication you are experiencing abuse. You could still be in an abusive relationship, it can be subtle and leave you feeling confused and powerless. If you have any questions call us on 09 836 1987.

  • If it is an emergency dial 111

    Otherwise you can call us 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday on 09 836 1987

    After hours you can call the domestic abuse Helpline on 0508-744-633.  Open to take calls 7 days a week, from 9am-11pm

     

  • Your Answers Indicate Risk of Abuse

    You have answered yes to one or more of the above questions, this indicates that you may be experiencing domestic abuse. You may want to call us to have a chat about what is going on.  Learn more …