Classroom activities about dating violence
That being said, if you feel as though the person you are with restricts you from telling other people anything and demands that everything remains private, there could definitely be an issue.
Sean and Justin always go to the movies on Tuesday nights, however, this week Justin told Sean he could not make it late Tuesday afternoon.
Both boys and girls are victims, but boys and girls abuse their partners in different ways.
Girls are more likely to yell, threaten to hurt themselves and pinch, slap, scratch or kick.
Boys injure girls more, are more likely to punch their partner and are more likely to force them to participate in unwanted sexual activity. According to Breakthe Cycle.org, nearly half of students who experience dating violence say some of the abuse took place on school grounds.
Some teen victims experience violence occasionally. Studies indicate that teen victims of dating violence: As an educator, you have likely seen the effects of dating abuse on some of your students.
According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, dating violence is controlling, abusive and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination of them.
Healthy or Unhealthy When a person's personality changes when they start a new relationship, it should raise a flag.
Harassment is when someone does something repeatedly over time that causes the victim to fear for their safety.
No physical injury needs to occur for something to be considered harassment.
Today, she got her mark back for last week's math test, and she didn't do well.
After a bad day, she normally talks to Adam, but she hesitates to call him, wondering if he will even answer.