Stories of teen dating violence
Now it appears that this type of violence is also affecting adolescent girls.A new study found that of nearly 2,200 homicides of young people from 2003 to 2016, some 7 percent — or 150 of those deaths — were at the hands of current or former intimate partners.Jody: I know what it’s like to be disregarded and disrespected by the legal system. Jenna: We had our good times but once we were married, his desire to control everything became more obvious.Anna: It’s quite a terrible thing to admit that you have been in two abusive relationships. Kaz: I began to believe that it was my fault and felt like I was in this rollercoaster that I couldn’t get off.In a heartbreaking interview with Maureen Dowd for , Uma Thurman stated, “Personally, it has taken me 47 years to stop calling people who are mean to you ‘in love’ with you.It took a long time because I think that as little girls we are conditioned to believe that cruelty and love somehow have a connection." Sexual abuse begins by normalizing abusive behavior, at home and in the workplace, when young people begin to date.“Safe relationships with adults buffer from stressors,” she said.
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