• Feeling isolated and vulnerable
  • Feeling that your self respect has been taken away from you
  • Feeling embittered, angry, frustrated
  • Having a sense of self blame
  • Protecting yourself and finding yourself on the wrong side of the law
  • Loss of faith in the police and the criminal justice system
  • Feeling like retaliating but scared of reprisals
  • A break down in family relationships
  • Finding it difficult to cope
  • Having a sense of despair
  • Finding that nobody believes you
  • Feeling hated by others
  • Feeling afraid to let your children out
  • Suffering emotional/mental stress
  • Hating your home and wanting to move
  • Becoming overcome by panic and anxiety