DEAR DEIDRE: THE only way I can afford to move away from my abusive dad is to agree to being an older man’s girlfriend.
I am not attracted to him but he is my only hope.
I am 30 and lived in Portugal until a year ago.
I moved to get away from my ex who was physically, psychologically and financially abusive.
I now live with my even more abusive dad and I feel as I did when I was a child.
My male friend is 59. He lives in Portugal, where I’d like to return.
I have asked him to lend me the money short-term but he gets angry or refuses to listen and just goes on about us living together.
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DEIDRE SAYS: Please don’t feel pressured into moving in with this man.
He’s not a real friend if he is prepared to pressure you into a relationship, and presumably sex, that you don’t freely choose.
That’s just another form of abuse.
It’s better to find support to help you become independent, emotionally and financially.
Start by talking to the National Domestic Abuse Helpline (nationaldahelpline.org.uk, 0808 2000 247).
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