Man sitting on couch at home, looking seriousSupport for Male Survivors

Men can be survivors of domestic violence too

If you are a man and are being abused, you are not alone. 1 in 9 men in the U.S. have experienced sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner and suffered significant impacts or injury.1

We know how difficult it can be to find support as a man experiencing violence and abuse in an intimate relationship. Many men report that:

  • Community resources are limited for male survivors of domestic violence.
  • They are told to “suck it up” or deal with the abuse because they’re a man.
  • They are often not believed when they report the abuse to police, friends, or family members.

Getting help

LifeWire is here to help all men experiencing domestic violence – whether you are gay, straight, or transgender.

At LifeWire, male and non-binary survivors can access the same services that females can, including emergency shelter, housing services, support group, one-on-one counseling, and legal advocacy.

If you or someone you know is being abused, call our 24-Hour Helpline at 425-746-1940 to speak with a trained advocate or send us a message.