Dating Violence Facts
- Roughly 1.5 million high school boys and girls in the U.S. admit to being purposely hit or physically harmed in the last year by someone they are Dating .
- Teens who suffer dating abuse are subject to long-term consequences like drinking problems, eating disorders, thoughts of suicide, and violent behavior .
- 1 in 3 young people will be in an abusive or unhealthy relationship .
- 33% of teenagers in America are victim to sexual, physical, verbal, or emotional dating abuse .
- In the U.S., 25% of high school girls have been abused physically or sexually.
- Females between the ages of 16 and 24 are roughly 3 times more than the rest population to be abused by an intimate partner .
- 8 States in the U.S. do not consider a violent dating relationship domestic abuse
- Violent behavior often begins between 6th and 12th grade. 72% of 13 and 14-year-olds are dating around that time .
- Only 1/3 of the teens who were involved in an abusive relationship told someone about the violence .
- 50% of young people who experience rape or physical or sexual abuse will attempt to commit suicide or decide to hurt themselves .
2 . Controlling behavior
3 . Quick involvement
4 . Unrealistic Exspectations
5 . Blames others for problems
6 . Breaking or striking objects
7. Verbal abuse
8 . Threats of violence
9 . Any force during an argument
10 . Past battering
Causes of Violence
2 . This happened prior of receiving abuse themselves and/or seeing others abused one parent abusing the other or their sibling .
3 . Lack of parenting skills .
4 . As a consequence, abuse is the normal condition of life For these people .
5 . They are fully aware of the terror of being the victim because of their own experience .
6 . There's a problem with their mind or Brain and ability of thinking .
7 . They could have anger or impulse controlling issues .
Treatment of Violence
2 . Usually through a series of trauma therapies .
3 . They are treated for their current anger issues as well as their substance abuse.
Prevention of Violence
2. Learn more about the movement .
3. Promote healthy relationships .
4. Working with children, their parents or caregivers to set expectations for healthy communication .
5. Working with schools, workplaces and other community settings to change social communication .
6. Change the way the family courts handle cases involvement .
7. Help women to because economically independent .
8. Recognize the Warning sounds .
9. End it as soon as you notice it .
10. Communicate with them and let them know it isn't healthy .