Domestic & Relationship Violence

Dating Violence Facts

1.About 1.5 million High school students admitted to being physically harmed in the passed year by their partner.

2.Teens that suffer from dating abuse are likely to suffer from alcoholism, depression promiscuity or eating disorders.

3.About 1 in 3 people will be in a unhealthy relationship.

4.Around 25% of highschool girls will be abused by their partner either physically or sexually.

5.Females between the years 16-24 are 3 times more likely to be abused by their partner.

6.8 U.S. states do not consider violent dating relationships domestic violence.

7.Violence behavior often begins between the 6th and 8th grade

8.72% of 13-14 year olds are "dating".

9.HALF of the young community that were raped or sexually abused attempted suicide.

10.Only one of three who were involved in an abuse relationship talked to someone.

Warning Signs

!. If your Partner Anger levels have rised.

2. Has your partner hurt you or threatened to kill you?

3.Is your partner excessively jeleous.

4.Has your partner threatened to commit suicide.

5.If your partner forced you to have sex with you.

6.If your partner destroyed one of your belongings.

7.If your partner controls where you go or what you do.

8.Limit your money, car or phone access.

9.Keep you from seeing your own family or friends.

10.Does you partner always yell at you.

Causes of Domestic Violence

1.Severe Violence

2.Early Parenthood

3.Jealousy

4.If your partner is cheating

5.If you partner threatens to leave you.

6.Maybe you partner has low self esteem.

7.In some traditions the male has control of the female/

Treatment of Violence

1.Counseling will can come in handy when it comes to domestic violence

2.Sometimes if the Violence is minor you can confront your partner on how you feel.

3.Contact a friend and get advice on what you can or should do.

Prevention of Domestic Violence

1.Notice the signs and your partner developing anger or jealousy.

2.Educate your community about domestic violence on how to notice it and why it is unhealthy.

3.Notice if your friend or family is being affected by domestic violence.

4.Help youre abused friend/family by providing them shelter.

5.Contact supporting authority immediatly but do not Intervene personally.

6.Check in regularly with the person who is being abused and text them one a day or so.

7.If your partner is shady when you meat them be careful and watchout.

8. Talk to other people about your current partner. See if you get a weird response.

9.If the violence is not too bad then confront them about how you feel about the situation

10.Document your partner.

Quiz


1. Do you feel anxious or nervous when you are around your partner?




No


Sometimes


Regularly




2. Do you watch what you are doing in order to avoid making your partner angry or upset?




No


Sometimes


Regularly




3. Do you feel obligated or coerced into having sex with your partner?




No


Sometimes


Regularly




4. Are you afraid of voicing a different opinion than your partner?




No


Sometimes


Regularly




5. Does your partner criticize you or embarrass you in front of others?




No


Sometimes


Regularly