Dating abuse stops here
Answer #4: Once again, the willingness to resort to abuse is a choice made by the abuser.
Drugs can be an excuse to avoid putting responsibility for the violence where it belongs -- on the abuser.
The reason abusers make the choice to use violence is because they can, because it works and because they have the opportunity and self interest to do so.
Question #3 Why might it be difficult for victims to leave an abusive relationship?
Answer #7: It's important for you to understand why you are interested in helping the individual. you think the victim should leave the abuser and you plan to say this), beware.
When you tell the victim what she should do, you're acting like the abuser, making decisions for the teen victim.
Answer Question #2: Why do you think abuse occurs in some teenage dating relationships?
Answer Question #9: What are some reasons that would make teens in some same-sex relationships feel reluctant about reporting dating violence? Answer #1: 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.To help a victim of dating violence, you must remember that they're not responsible for the abuse.Listen to her in a non-judgmental manner, offer available resources, be supportive and let her know she's not to blame for the abuse.Because of this sense of entitlement the abuser makes the choice to engage in this type of behavior.There is a misconception that alcohol, other drugs, anger or stress cause dating violence because these factors often accompany the violence.