Boys and girls who have been victims of dating violence are more likely to get into fights, carry a weapon, use alcohol, use marijuana or cocaine and have sex with multiple partners the study says.Researchers don't know if any of these events causes the others, however.FACT Men who have witnessed violence between parents are three times more likely to abuse their own wives and children than children of non-violent parents.It can be hard to get out of a violent relationship – you can’t just turn off your feelings for someone you care about. After a person is abusive, they may be extra nice and apologetic, and promise never to do it again. Other reasons it can be hard to get out of an abusive relationship include: People who are abused often believe that if they are nice enough, or behave well enough, their girlfriend or boyfriend will stop being violent – NOT TRUE.MYTH People who abuse are usually not out of control, they do it to gain power and control over the other person.
she told him that if he said anything to a teacher, to the principal or anyone, she would get her friends to beat him up after school. Twenty-one percent of high school girls have been physically or sexually assaulted by someone they dated -- a figure twice as high as previously estimated, a new study shows.Ten percent of high school boys also report having been physically or sexually assaulted by a dating partner, about the same rate reported in earlier surveys, according to a study led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published today in JAMA Pediatrics. MYTH The fact is that a many as one-third of all high school and college-age young people An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. Domestic violence usually only happens in married adult couples .