Dating violence teenage relationships
Answer Question #2: Why do you think abuse occurs in some teenage dating relationships?
Answer Question #3: Why might it be difficult for victims to leave an abusive relationship?
when present, the abuse may escalate in severity and frequency), they do not cause someone to use violence against another person.
The reason abusers make the choice to use violence is because they can, because it works and because they have the opportunity and self interest to do so.
Answer Question #8: List ways to hold abusers responsible for their abusive behavior.
Answer Question #9: What are some reasons that would make teens in some same-sex relationships feel reluctant about reporting dating violence? Answer #1: Dating violence is a pattern of assaultive and controlling behaviors that one person uses against another in order to gain or maintain power in the relationship.
The abuser intentionally behaves in ways that cause fear, degradation and humiliation in order to control the other person.