Esther Sweetman is the Partnership Manager at Restored. She also founded and ran the online Survivors Network at Restored for many years. She is a qualified counsellor and social researcher and has also trained in theological studies. Esther is the editor of Restored: A Handbook for Survivors of Domestic Abuse from a Christian Perspective. She is a Canadian who has lived in the UK for over 20 years with her two adult children.
Christian communities often have unspoken ideas about how a domestic violence victim should present. As the Depp vs Heard trial concludes, assumptions and judgements are being amplified over social media, and this poses a real issue for victims, says Bekah Legg