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Something about them is scaring me… 5 warning signs of a violent partner

Intuition can be a fantastically helpful tool, and if you’re concerned about your partner’s behaviour, you may be onto something. If they call and text you obsessively, constantly demand to know where you are and seem irrationally jealous, you’re probably in an abusive relationship. Domestic abuse takes on many forms,…

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The warning signs of family fraud

The idea that a close family member could be actively trying to scam you doesn’t bear thinking about. Unfortunately, this is a type of crime that exists and is becoming increasingly common. Earlier this year, it was reported that young people are losing three times as much money as their…

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How to break the wall of silence after you’ve been sexually assaulted

It was revealed last year that the number of reported rapes in England and Wales had doubled over the course of four years. Police and prosecutors have also suggested that the rise in reports might be because people have been more willing to report sexual attacks following the aftermath of…

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How to help a loved one deal with violent tendencies

Encounters with violent people are thankfully rare, but as you make your way through life, you’ll inevitably have to deal with someone who exhibits behaviour that threatens your safety. This could be during a night out or within the workplace, but for some, it can even take place at home.…

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One Like too many: how to tell if you’re being Facebook Stalked

In 2011, cyberstalking became more common than face-to-face stalking for the first time, and it remains a significant problem. Facebook is a prime target for stalkers, due to the ease with which personal information can be shared and viewed. It’s also one of the most popular communication channels in the…

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Voice Team Update – September 2017

In July, we nervously nodded to the fact that the Voice team would be taking part in a skydive during August, in a bid too raise money for Willen Hospice. Well, we did it! And here’s the evidence: And don’t worry – we made it to the ground safely! We’re…

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The essential guide to getting back on your feet following a mugging

Mugging is a cruel act that can result in personal injury, damaged pride and loss of material possessions. If you’re ever unfortunate enough to be mugged, there are ten things you should do immediately to ensure a safe, successful route to recovery: 1. Tend to any physical trauma Muggings can…

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