Domestic abuse knows no barriers of age, religion, culture or gender; although the vast majority of victims are women. Be it Emotional Abuse, Physical Abuse, Financial Abuse, Sexual Abuse or Neglect, etc. this course unravels the dangers of abusive relationships.
This course will help you be clear on whether domestic abuse is present in a relationship. A victim can go from feeling devalued, disrespected, frustrated, confused, mentally tired or stressed, isolated, alone and in fear in an unhealthy relationship to being knowledgeable enough to get further advice and support while gaining the confidence so you can move towards gaining mental and physical freedom, and flourishing in a beautiful new life.
I have personally been there, I experienced it and want to share the wealth of knowledge and information with you on how you too can survive and thrive. Why? Awareness and Knowledge is POWER, it can lead you to Freedom! I want you to be Abuse-Free and live the FULFILLING life you were born to!
As your instructor I will share insights and expertise from over two decades of personal experience, research and training in relationship dynamics.
Students will learn a number of key lessons including: Signs of abuse, understanding the way an abuser tries to trap you, the foundations of abuse and the effects of abuse, to name a few things.
This 60 minutes plus course is structured into 8 segments broken down into individual lectures, each in Power Point slides and videos, plus downloadable course material, tasks and insightful information.
This lecture looks at the many different types of abuse, those that are commonly known and others that are not widely recognised.
This lecture looks at physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. There are four types of individual (intimate) partner violence. These are called intimate terrorism, violent resistance, situational couple violence and mutual violent control. They are based on the relationship between a committed couple and the control context of the violence they display.
This lecture looks at how many abusers use a combination of the different types and methods of physical, sexual, or psychological harm on their current or former partner or spouse.
This lecture looks at how children who see others, especially their loved ones like mum, dad, siblings etc, being victims of abuse are victims of abuse themselves. It further looks at how they are victims whether the abuser ever directly abuses them or not.
This is the introduction to this section, which will help an individual accept the fact of whether they are a victim of abuse or not.
Go through the above lecture information again in more detail on the Signs of Abuse document and make a note of any that describes what you have experienced.
This short lecture is to encourage you to acknowledge the extent of your experience of abuse at the hand of your spouse.
How well do you know your abuser.
The three 3 factors that affects each of our actions. We look at it from the perspective of the abuser.
The stark reality of how abuse that is seen or experienced by children sets off a perpetual cycle of victimhood and abuse.
A look at the part substance abuse can play in domestic abuse.
Beware of the narcissistic spouse and their motives.
Two true stories of the experiences of abuse by victims.
A clear definition of what is 'Intimate Slavery' and the roles of the victim and abuse in it.
The extent of the effect of abusers attitude on their victims and beyond.
The stark reality of what can happen to victims due to abuse.
Another true story of the consequences of abuse on victims.
Before you decide these are the things that should help to guide your decision.
Tiime to decide.
Reasons to consider as to when you should leave.
Reasons to consider as to why you should not simply leave immediately and how this may be in your best interest.
When it's in your best interest to leave immediately.
Recapping on all the things you've learnt in this course.
Celebration time, you've complete the main part of this course.
An eye-opening interview with Mr Will Perry.
Norva Semoy Abiona is a Relationship coach and mentor, Inspirational speaker, trainer and Author of the Amazon #1 International bestselling book ‘Time to Go: Leaving Emotional Abuse and other forms of Abusive Relationships’. She is the CEO and founder of Real Fulfilment International and TheWiseWife. Known as “The Relationship Change Catalyst” she helps wives create the truly fulfilling life and relationship they want. Norva is also fondly called the 'Chief Wise Wife'.
Norva graduated with her MA in Management Studies and also has an impressive list of other qualifications. She spent over 15 years teaching and as a facilitator. Working in the community and with couples, families and government organisations, she has helped to resolve conflict, restore broken relationships and thus transform homes and lives. In 2009 she received the Mediator of the year award in her former corporate job. Over the last year Norva has taken her relationship expertise online and has become well recognised for her knowledge and experience. She has been featured on podcasts, magazines, radio shows, in books, News posts and in videos. Norva has spoken to groups internationally, both in person from the stage and through virtual platforms. She has done this while being a devoted wife and mother of a teenager and two toddlers. She focuses her attention on promoting to wives how they can ‘Overcome through Change!’
To learn more about Norva and the work that she does check out The Wise Wife and My Choice Marriage websites and follow her on Social Media.