4) FALSE Dating violence is a pattern of assaultive and controlling behaviors that one person uses against another in order to gain or maintain power in the relationship.
The abuser intentionally behaves in ways that cause fear, degradation and humiliation to control the other person.
TRUE or FALSE 8) Teenagers frequently will tell someone about dating violence when it happens to them.
To end abuse in teen relationships, abusers much be held responsible for their behavior and possess a willingness to change.
3) TRUE Young women between the ages of 16-24 are the most vulnerable to intimate partner violence.
Every student, parent and teacher needs to be aware of the prevalence of teen dating violence in the US.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that one in eleven adolescents is a victim of physical dating violence.
However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.