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Domestic abuse workers in Berkshire say they could get more calls for help this weekend, because of Valentines Day.
Sophie Wing-King works for Bracknell's Domestic Abuse Forum and said it is a day to dread for many people, "Whilst Valentines Day is about love and affection, we also know that it could be just another day of abuse for many people."
"It should be a happy time, and generally relationships should be happy, no matter what day it is. But for people living with domestic abuse it can be a daily occurence. It doesn't stop just because it's Valentines Day."
The warning comes after a counsellors told Heart just before Christmas, that they often experience high volumes of calls over the festive period. Often the pressure of having to be together on a special occasion can push some couples over the edge and this can spill into an abusive situation.
Sophie told Heart there are plenty of places where victims of domestic abuse can get help.