As a survivor of domestic violence, Hayley Lowles from Chelmsford knows all about the feelings of shame and isolation abusive relationships can bring.
Last month her ex-partner was jailed for her attempted murder, following a horrific attack.
But now Hayley is rebuilding her life, and told ITV News she wants others in abusive relationships to know that they too can come forward and get help.
Click below to hear Hayley's story.
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Sunday forecast: Heavy rain is expected for a time with gusty winds, then clearing during the afternoon.
March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.
Breezy and rather cloudy overnight but mainly dry. On Sunday, becoming wet and windy for much of the morning after a dry start.