Most people in intimate relationships disagree from time to time, however in a healthy relationship both partners should treat each other with respect and as equals.
You should be able to express opinions and discuss concerns together. In a relationship where domestic or family violence is present things are very different, with one person using abuse and/or violence to control the other person. If you are experiencing domestic violence it is really important to get the right help and support.
Domestic Violence Action Centre is a free, confidential service, providing information, referrals and support. We understand the challenges and issues that often exist when living in a domestic or family violence situation and work with you to develop appropriate support and safety plans.