Firstly, it doesn’t matter if you’re a boy or a girl, anyone can approach anyone.
The main thing to remember is that we don’t have a huge pick-up culture here. Try to have at least one decent conversation before you ask to see more of someone.
Percentage of perpetrators that were female for different behaviours: I phoned the domestic violence help line to try to resolve some issues concerning the abuse, and the woman who answered the phone said, ‘If you admit that you are the perpetrator and your wife says she has been victimised, then we can help you’.
When it came to severity, fathers were also more likely than mothers to report experiencing the highest level of fear, control and coersion (10 on a 10-point scale) that they felt arising from the focus parent’s behaviour since separation.
The Anglicare WA found that between 18 per cent and over 50 per cent of victims of domestic and family violence were male, depending on the kinds of violent and abusive behaviours surveyed.
Percentage of victims that were male for different behaviours: The report also found that between 14 per cent and 35 per cent of perpetrators of domestic and family violence were female, depending on the kinds of violent and abusive behaviours surveyed.
But in Australia, you’ll probably find yourself doing a lot of ‘couply’ activities the relationship starts.
A very average Aussie relationship might go something like this: You meet at work or school, and you talk and get to know each other.