Facts on teenage dating abuse
TRUE or FALSE 6) If the police are called when dating violence is committed, the victim has to press charges for an arrest to occur.TRUE or FALSE 7) Dating violence happens mostly to teenagers who provoke it.TRUE or FALSE 2) Girls who stay in abusive relationships have no one to blame but themselves.TRUE or FALSE 3) Dating violence happens mostly to females.TRUE or FALSE 4) Dating violence is only physical violence.
1) Violence rarely happens in teenage dating relationships.
Fact: A person who wants to have sex with you does not necessarily love you.
Love involves much more than physical attraction and takes time to develop.
TRUE or FALSE 8) Teenagers frequently will tell someone about dating violence when it happens to them.
TRUE or FALSE ANSWERS: 1) FALSE Approximately one in five female high school students reports being physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner.An estimated 25 percent to 35 percent of adolescent abusers reported that their violence served to intimidate, frighten or force the other person to give me something.