Facts on teenage dating and violence
In an effort to help raise awareness, here are ten facts from As part of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, this Valentine’s Day is Wear Orange Day 2017.
Use the hashtags #orange4love and #loveisrespect when posting photos of you and your friends and coworkers wearing orange to show support and spread the message that Love is…Respect.
This decision making process has nothing to do with the teen victim's demeanor or behavior.
8) FALSE If teenagers disclose to anyone, it's likely to be a friend or peer.
Forms of abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional and psychological.
5) FALSE Alcohol or other drugs are usually an excuse used to justify the abuser's use of violence.
TRUE or FALSE 7) Dating violence happens mostly to teenagers who provoke it.6) FALSE If the police believe an assault has occurred based on the individuals' statements, possible witnesses, demeanor of one or both parties or any property destruction, they can make a warrantless arrest of the abuser.The victim will not press charges against the abuser.TRUE or FALSE 2) Girls who stay in abusive relationships have no one to blame but themselves.TRUE or FALSE 3) Dating violence happens mostly to females.