- Abused women have turned to Pulane Lenkoe for advice and guidance
- This followed the South African celeb admitting in October 2017 that she had been beaten by an ex-lover
- Lenkoe said the amount of women asking for her help on a daily basis were shocking
Pulane Lenkoe has first hand experience on how it feels to be trapped in an abusive relationship, so it's no wonder ladies have turned to her for help.
In October last year, Lenkoe opened up about a relationship she had been in where she had been verbally and physically abused on a regular basis.
Since then, her DM has been flooded by other ladies on social media, asking for her advice on how the get out of an abusive relationship.
“It’s shocking to see the amount of women that are reaching out to me almost on a daily basis about being physically and emotionally abused by their partners. And each and every one of them are scared to face the future without their abusers.", she said.
She added it only proved that the women were emotionally scarred and were no longer aware of their worth.
According to Lenkoe, these women had lost their self-esteem, making it difficult for them to let go of the 'toxic relationship".
She said the first step would be to stop making excuses for the abusive partner and break from the 'emotional blackmail', which was what made it hard to leave.
“Most women often ask me, ‘when do you know it’s time to get out?’ You get out the first time he emotionally or physically abuses you, he does it once, means he doesn’t even see you as a partner, and it only gets worse every time, it never stops,” she added.
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