"I instantly felt better as I was believed. I didn't feel judged for getting involved with this character. I was given positive things that I could do to gather the information needed. And what to do with the information."

 

"The email made me feel listened to. I've never opened up about the stalking to anyone as I've always felt worried that others would judge me for it, however my contact with the National Stalking Helpline has made me feel like I'm justified to feel upset with the situation."

 

"I was spoken to with understanding, care and professionalism. Advice was given clearly. The call handler really took time to check that I was feeling better."

 

"I know what my options are, and I didn't feel like I was over-exaggerating and making mountains out of molehills. I felt more empowered and that I'm not making this up. I'm not imagining it, and that tackling it sooner rather than later would be better."