He gave her gifts, complimented her, and told her how much she meant to him. He had even forced her to do sexual things to him that later disgusted her.
Brad hit her, humiliated her, called her names and made her do things she would have never dreamed of doing.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month, which was first observed in 1987 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in order to raise awareness and education efforts for domestic violence, as well as connect victims to resources.
Teen dating violence is an often-unrecognized subcategory of domestic violence.
Consequently, those in the field have to rely on an framework to examine the problem of teen dating violence.
She should be carefree and having fun, but that was far from the truth! Teen Dating Violence is defined as the psychological, emotional, physical, and sexual violence that occurs within a dating relationship.
She knew she had to break the cycle; she knew she needed help; she knew she deserved better. This month marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
It’s tough to know when to set rules and when to give freedom, when to bend and when to stand firm, when to intervene and when to let live.
Communication is often one of the trickiest minefields to navigate.