3. Nowhere to hide. Am I safe?
"The nightmares are intensifying, I can't sleep properly anymore. I'm getting pains. I'm struggling to cope. And then the nightmare comes to life. He's here, the only place I have left to be safe - and he's found me. Is this the beginning of something much worse?"
LBC presenter Shelagh Fogarty shares her experience of being stalked, when a listener became obsessed and started to follow her. Stalking pushed her to the edge of coping. It's changed her forever and now she's trying to find a way to carry on.
One in five women will be victims of stalking in their lifetime. We might think we're safe - but are we really?
If you think you or someone around you is being stalked, please can the police or the national stalking helpline on 0808 802 0300.
Throughout this podcast we have talked to stalking charities and advice services, below are contact details for more information:
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