Contact details for help and support. Christmas can be a particularly stressful time for victims of domestic abuse or its survivors. Although it’s a year round problem for many women and families, the added pressures of financial difficulties and spending long amounts of time with an abusive partner or family member during the holiday season can cause considerable stress and anxiety. Abuse can take many shapes and forms and affects women, men, children, vulnerable adults and the elderly. If you would like to talk to someone or think a friend or family member needs help CLICK HERE.