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The aftermath of coercive control in your teens

By August 14, 2022No Comments

THE ESSAY

 

Sadhbh Sullivan realised in her 20s the reality behind a relationship she had in her teens


I was twenty-two when I first learnt what the term ‘coercive control,’ meant. Motoring from my family home to visit my boyfriend in West Cork, Drivetime on RTÉ was the background to my journey at Twilight, and a short radio ad was all it took to shake up my world.

THE ESSAY
 

Sadhbh Sullivan realised in her 20s the reality behind a relationship she had in her teens

I was twenty-two when I first learnt what the term ‘coercive control,’ meant. Motoring from my family home to visit my boyfriend in West Cork, Drivetime on RTÉ was the background to my journey at Twilight, and a short radio ad was all it took to shake up my world.

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