Dating Violence Facts
2- Teens who suffer from domestic violence have long term effects such as alcoholism and drug abuse
3- 1 in 3 teens will be in an abusive relationship
4- 33% of adults are in a verbal, sexual, physical or emotional domestic relationship
5- Violent behaviors begin in between 6th-12th grad
6- 72% of 13 and 14 year olds that are dating, have or are being a domestic relationship
7- Teens usually do not confront someone about their issues because they don't want to be exposed or mad fun of
8- 58% of rape victims say they were raped when they were around 12-26
9- Using alcohol can cause an abusive relationship
10- 20% of girls who were between 16-19 years old were reported to be killed by their dating partner
3-having friends involved in do,editor relationships
4- having behavior problems in other areas
5-believe dating violence is okay
6- being exposed to harsh parenting or inconsistent violence
7-not having supervision
8- being depressed
9- drug use
10- has been in a prior domestic relationship
Causes of Violence
3- low self esteem
7- drug or alcohol abuse
Treatment of Violence
3- breaking up with the other
Prevention of Violence
2- Have a backup plan: if you are in a domestic violence relationship, always have a backup plan, where to go if something goes wrong, who to tell
3- going to therapy: going to therapy can help you and your partner talk about your problems and talk about why he or she acts this ways, etc...
4- talk to someone you trust: talking to someone you trust can help you get their opinion on the situation, and can help you make the right choice
5- have respect for all people: no matter what color, race or sexuality, always have respect for you and your peers
6- model nonviolent actions in front of your peers: if people see you acting violent, they might act that way around you, and hunk it's okay.
7-go to educational things: go to things that help you learn about how to prevent domestic violence
8- Change your attitude: if you're being domestically abused in a relationship, if you change your attitude when you're dealing with an abusive partner, you can be bold enough to maybe even tell them to stop or tell someone about it.
9-knowledge: make sure you know what a domestic violence relationship looks like and what to do if you're in one.
10- say no: if you say no, you are showing you're firm and strong and confident. if they decide to hurt you, then you can take it to court