The 11 things its now illegal for your partner to do

These are the 11 things it is now illegal for your partner to do in a relationship

Changes in the law mean that there are now a number of things it is illegal for your partner to do in a relationship.

Many forms of psychological abuse are now covered by the law which recognises that domestic abuse is not strictly limited to physical violence. Here, we've taken a look at 11 of the things it is now illegal for your partner to do in a relationship. To read about this in more depth, click here.

A relationship should be a partnership, with neither partner having control over the other.  The Crown Prosecution Service says these include rules which humiliate, degrade or dehumanise the victim'.

9. Forcing you to obey their rules

A relationship should be a partnership, with neither partner having control over the other. The Crown Prosecution Service says these include rules which humiliate, degrade or dehumanise the victim'.
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Your partner taking control over any part of your life is highlighted in the new law, including restricting who you see and where you go. Controlling what you wear or how you look could also now be grounds for prosecution.

10. Controlling what you wear

Your partner taking control over any part of your life is highlighted in the new law, including restricting who you see and where you go. Controlling what you wear or how you look could also now be grounds for prosecution.
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Your partner forcing you to commit crimes, neglecting or abusing your children, or forcing you to have sex when you dont want to, look at pornographic material, or have sex with others all counts as abuse.

11. Making you do things you don't want to

Your partner forcing you to commit crimes, neglecting or abusing your children, or forcing you to have sex when you dont want to, look at pornographic material, or have sex with others all counts as abuse.
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