The government recently approved a landmark bill that creates a new statutory definition of domestic abuse.

Would you recognise domestic abuse if you saw it?

Think about these scenarios. 

If you think this is an example of domestic abuse, choose "Domestic Abuse".

If you think you need more information, or that it depends on the context, choose "I'm not sure".

For each question, you can use the text box to tell us why you chose your answer. There's space at the end for sharing your thoughts too.

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* 1. One partner prevents the other from seeing their friends or family.

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* 2. One partner reads the other partner's messages on their phone.

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* 3. One partner installs a "find my phone" app on the other partner's phone.

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* 4. One partner changes their behaviour, as they're afraid of what the other partner might do or say

E.g. They stop seeing certain people, or doing certain things. 

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* 5. One partner controls all the household finances.

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* 6. One partner drinks more alcoholic drinks per week than the other.

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* 7. One partner lashes out at the other when angry - but only once.

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* 8. A couple splits up, but one partner continues to send insulting messages to the other after the separation.

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