Dating violence happens to people of all races, cultures, incomes, and education levels.It can happen on a first date, or when you are deeply in love.This lesson examines dating violence as it applies to teens and preteens.
It can happen whether you are young or old, and in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.
Dating violence is always wrong, and you can get help.
The person involved in the relationship should be willing to walk away, talk to someone, or just end the relationship. We have over 79 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities.
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The friend of someone in a violent relationship should try to talk to the victim, but also be willing to talk to a trusted adult such as a teacher or parent.
They should never confront the violent person by themselves.
She needs to seek help, and if her friends realize what is happening, then they need to help her see what kind of relationship she is involved in. She has wanted to date Martin for so long and she doesn't think she will be able to find someone else like him.
The problem is that he is controlling; he keeps her from her friends and always needs to know where she is.
There are many scenarios possible in which one individual begins to act violently toward the person they are dating, but it is never okay.