Teen dating violence journals

Teen dating violence occurs in straight and gay (LGTBQ) relationships.

Both teens who use violence and those who are vulnerable to being victimized have typically experienced previous victimizations, harsh parenting and other adversities.

Ray got used to the vagaries of his fashionable patrons, but when this haughty bitch told that his coffee tastes like piss and tipped it onto his new shirt, his patience worn thin.

Teen dating violence is a pattern of actions or threats of physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse by a teen (between the ages of 13 and 18) against a current or former dating partner.

Any of these and more can be part of teen dating violence: Abusive teens use these kinds of behavior to keep power and control over a dating partner.

Do you know where to go for help if you suspect a teen is in an abusive relationship?

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