Paying attention to the signs of an abusive relationship is the initial step to stop the violence against women, men and children.The following facts and statistics reveal an alarming reality.
There’s a phrase, “the elephant in the living room,” which purports to describe what it’s like to live with a drug addict, an alcoholic, an abuser.
People outside such relationships will sometimes ask,“How could you let such a business go on for so many years? ” And it’s so hard for anyone living in a more normal situation to understand the answer that comes closest to the truth; “I’m sorry, but it was there when I moved in.
Authors of the new report note that the CDC has changed the way it phrases its questions about teen dating violence, leading more students to report assaults.
Teens who have experienced dating violence are at much higher risk for a variety of serious problems.
Stories of school bullying and harassment are well-documented among LGBT youth.