TRUE or FALSE 6) If the police are called when dating violence is committed, the victim has to press charges for an arrest to occur.
TRUE or FALSE 7) Dating violence happens mostly to teenagers who provoke it.
It is difficult for teens to leave abusive relationships for various reasons.
Fear of the abuser's threats is usually the #1 reason, but lack of social support or fear that nothing will happen to the abuser also are reasons.
TRUE or FALSE 4) Dating violence is only physical violence.
TRUE or FALSE 5) Using alcohol or drugs is a cause of dating violence.
To end abuse in teen relationships, abusers much be held responsible for their behavior and possess a willingness to change.
Follow the links to find out if these statements about teen dating violence are true or false.1) Violence rarely happens in teenage dating relationships.