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07th Jul 2015

Irish Woman Speaks Out About Experience of Domestic Violence

"I cherish the ups, I won’t miss the downs."


Warning: some viewers may find this upsetting.

Fitness blogger Emma Murphy posted an incredibly brave video on Facebook this week, speaking out about her experience of domestic violence.

The 26-year-old from Dublin, who has two children with her ex-partner, explained how she wants to raise awareness about this growing issue.

During the video, Emma talks about her three-and-a-half-year relationship with an abusive partner.

She explains: “We’ve had ups and downs… I cherish the ups, I won’t miss the downs.”

You can watch the clip in full below…

I thought long and hard before posting this video, this is very difficult for me but I have to do what is RIGHT, if you…

Posted by Emma Murphy on Monday, 6 July 2015

If you are affected by the issues in this story, information and support services are available at Women’s Aid.