Dating abuse posters
Things to do when ending an abusive relationship Keep a dated record of the abuse.
Do not meet your partner alone, or let them into your house or car while you are along.
Studies show that approximately 10% of adolescents report being the victim of physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner during the previous year.How to help a friend who may be in an abusive relationship: Talk to your friend and be non-judgemental when talking about the abuse. Let them know that violence under any circumstance is not okay. They may not be able to see their abilities because of the abuse.Encourage you friend to talk with a trusted adult and offer to go with them for help.Both include hitting, yelling, threatening, name calling and other forms of verbal, sexual, emotional and physical abuse.The number of incidents and the severity of the abuse increases as the relationship continues. Very few tell anyone who could help, such as a parent a teacher, a counselor, or the police.
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Talk to trusted adult if you feel your friends situation is getting worse. Things NOT to Say or Do Don’t be critical of your friend and her/his partner.