Coercive Control

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Judge tells man who admitted coercive and controlling behaviour there are "plenty more fishes in the sea"
Life

UK judge tells convicted abuser that there are “lots more fishes in the sea”

The comments set a dangerous precedent.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Analysis: Sally Challen murder conviction overturned following allegations of coercive control
People

Sally Challen’s case signals a vital shift in attitudes towards coercive control

Sally Challen killed her husband after allegedly suffering decades of abuse. Now, she’s had her murder conviction overturned.

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Moya Crockett
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Eric bana in Netflix's Dirty John
Life

Netflix’s Dirty John is a masterclass in coercive control

Based on a true story, the show is a stark reminder that abuse doesn’t always have to be physical.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

“Why you should never date the guy who tells you not to order dessert”

Kelly Brook’s recent comments about her boyfriend have triggered alarm bells for some

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Anonymous
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Kayleigh Dray
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Dakota Johnson explains why Fifty Shades left her “vulnerable, physically and emotionally”

As the actress addresses the “controlling relationship” at the centre of the film

Life

The surprising (and worrying) sign that your partner doesn’t trust you

This dangerous red flag is all too easy to miss...

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Lindsay Lohan explains why she stayed in her abusive relationship

“You just think it's normal, but it's not normal”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Men open up about “the one that got away” in thought-provoking video

But not all is as it seems…

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Mariah Carey on finding courage to leave emotionally abusive husband

“I had to ask permission to leave the house”

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Kayleigh Dray
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