Teenage Dating Violence: Signs, Examples of Dating Violence


Examples of Dating Violence

Dating violence is any situation in which one partner purposefully causes emotional, physical or sexual pain on another. Examples of dating emotional abuse include:

"Maria and Devon went to a house party last weekend – no parents. Devon said he'd dump Maria if they didn't hook up. Maria eventually gave into Devon's demands."3

Examples of physical or sexual dating violence include:

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Last Updated: 25 May 2016
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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