The Adult Reality Of Growing Up A Child Of Domestic Violence

18/08/2015 5:43 AM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:50 PM AEST

Everybody has a story, no matter how unassuming they look. And the guys at Gawky Media are so sure of this they’ve taken their web-series Into The Middle Of Things onto the road and around the country. They talk to any Aussie willing to share.

In this episode, Adam from Tasmania talks about growing up as a child of domestic violence. A social issue with Australia currently in its grips, Adam illustrates how the actions of the father permeates the life of the child.

An inability to trust men and a fear of turning into the formidable father – these are just some of the worries children of domestic violence carry beyond their juvenile years.

To watch more from Into The Middle Of Things head here.

If you need help in a crisis, call Lifeline on 131114. For further information about domestic and family violence, contact 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or talk to your GP, local health professional or someone you trust.

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