“There was a knock at the door and he turned up with some flowers,” Brenda continued.
“I’d heard nothing from him. At that point we had been finished for two years.”
She explained: “A massive argument broke out, he punched me in the face. My ex had a knife and while he was threatening to do something with the knife, I was texting my friend saying, ‘He is here with a knife.’ I was totally scared.”
Brenda broke down in tears as she explained how triggering the recent episodes of EastEnders had been for her.
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If you or anyone you know needs information or support about domestic abuse, you can contact Women’s Aid, https://www.womensaid.org.uk/