Examples Of Dating Abuse

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Abuse: Threat with cruelty or violence, the abuse is especially regularly or repeatedly. Dating Abuse: Dating abuse or dating violence is defined as the perpetration or threat of an act of violence by at least one member of an unmarried couple on the other member within the context of dating or courtship. It is also when one partner tries to maintain power and control over the other through abuse/violence. Profile of an Abuser and a Victim: Abuser: Victim: They are jealous. They have low self-esteem. They isolate you. Socially isolated. They don’t believe in privacy. They have stress disorders or psychosomatic complaints. They blame the victim. They accept the blame and guilt for the abuse. They have massive mood swings. They are depressed.…show more content…
They believe in stereotypical gender roles. They like to threaten or punish. They tend to defend any criticism of abuser. Examples of Dating Abuse: Emotional/ Psychological abuse: They put you down and humiliate you in front of friends and family. They disregard your opinions, beliefs, wants and needs. They put you down using sarcasm or by teasing you. They make you believe that you are overly emotional or too sensitive to deflect the abuse. They control you and or treat you like a child. They control your life and the decisions you make. They try to control your finances and how you chose to spend your money. Physical Abuse: Scratching, punching, kicking and strangling. Throwing a dangerous object at you. Pushing or grabbing
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