Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (2016) Emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence by providing audience-specific information.
The abusive partner uses this pattern of violent and coercive behavior to gain power and maintain control over the dating partner. I never imagined such shame and at 15 years old, understood it even less. It was those incidents that left long-lasting emotional scars. My story begins at the age of 14 and continues off and on until I was 22.