Abusive behavior when dating
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?
Question #7: How can you help someone who has been hurt in a dating relationship?
The abuser intentionally behaves in ways that cause fear, degradation and humiliation in order to control the other person.
Forms of this abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional and psychological.
To help a victim of dating violence, you must remember that they're not responsible for the abuse.
Listen to her in a non-judgmental manner, offer available resources, be supportive and let her know she's not to blame for the abuse.
Question #2: Why do you think abuse occurs in some teenage dating relationships?