Quotes on teenage dating violence
Young adults deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and no one should ever treat them poorly.Exuberate confidence in your child and encourage him/her to speak openly and candidly with you about what is going on in his/her life. It is meant to torment, harass and harm the victim.
These alarming statistics show that dating violence is much too common of an occurrence with both boys and girls today.In a National survey, 9.4 percent of high school students reported being hit, slapped, or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend within 12 months prior to the survey.Approximately 1 in 5 women and nearly 1 in 7 men who were victims of rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by a partner, first experienced some kind of dating violence between the ages of 11 and 17 years.In a study by the Urban Institute Justice Policy Center 1 in 4 teens had been abused or harassed online or through texts by their dating partners.Electronic harassment usually occurred off school property and outside of school hours.
He gave her gifts, complimented her, and told her how much she meant to him. He had even forced her to do sexual things to him that later disgusted her.