UNDERSTAND the negative consequences of dating violence and how to avoid it.
Abusers try to isolate the victim from friends and family in order to maintain complete control.
But domestic abuse occurs whenever one person in an intimate relationship or marriage tries to dominate and control the other person.
Student will: EXPLORE the dynamics in an abusive dating relationship.
RECOGNIZE abusive behavior and the warning signs of abuse.
Description : Real teens talk about what constitutes abuse and why they think teens are vulnerable in romantic relationships.
Experts explain how teens often dont tell anyone what is happening because they are ashamed, or they want to maintain control, and dont want their parents stepping in to tell them what to do.