Breaking or striking objects

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Breaking or throwing objects to frighten your dating partner

The abuser breaks objects or possessions to scare their partner into submission.

Interesting facts:

  • Only half of all tweens (age 11-14) claim to know the warning signs of a bad/hurtful relationship
  • 13% of teenage girls who said they have been in a relationship report being physically hurt or hit.
  • More than 1 in 4 teenage girls in a relationship (26%) report enduring repeated verbal abuse.
  • Less than 25% of teens say they have discussed dating violence with their parents.
  • Nearly 80% of girls who have been physically abused in their intimate relationships continue to date their abuser.
  • ( statistics from http://www.newchoicesinc.org)

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