There is never an excuse for domestic abuse, no matter what the circumstances are.
For anyone who feels they are at risk of abuse, it is important to remember that there is help and support available to you, including police response, online support, helplines, refuges and other services.
Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse. Visit, www.gov.uk/guidance/domestic-abuse-how-to-get-help
You are not alone.