In a 2011 national study of over 15,000 high school students, 9.4% self-reported they had been physically harmed by their partner and 8% of students had been forced to have sex in the previous 12 months Teens frequently communicate with one another through cell phones, email, and social media sites.
Since technology provides quick, constant access to people, it is often used as a tool for abuse and a means to establish power and control that is easier to hide than physical violence and verbal assaults.
A study by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence found that 32% of college students report having experienced dating violence by a previous partner.
CARE is accepting donations to make CARE packages for local domestic violence shelters, including Human Options, Laura’s House, Interval House, and Women’s Transitional Living Center.
CARE will be accepting donations to make CARE packages for local domestic violence shelters.
Myth: Jealousy and possessiveness are a sign of true love.The excitement of being in a relationship can stop you from seeing the warning signs of abuse.Remember, you don't have to have broken bones or a black eye to be abused."The act of love is to say: I want you to be who you are." The act of abuse is to say: "I want you to be who I want you to be." It is that simple. Gill Teen dating violence is the act or threat of violence by one member of an unmarried couple on the other member within a dating relationship.This can include any form of sexual, physical, verbal, emotional, financial, and/or digital abuse.