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Warning signs of teen dating violence

We address the needs of survivors, but we also address the needs of the unheard voices of those victims who face so many barriers to leaving their abusive relationship that becoming a survivor is often a seemingly unobtainable reality for them.

Recognizing the warning signs of a battering personality can help you understand the dynamics of domestic violence and make relationship choices that are best for you.

The following list has been compiled to help identify characteristics of an abuser for those already involved in relationships. Overtime, abuse will escalate, therefore leading to more severe behavior and warning signs.

Watch out for a 'control freak' who ignores your feelings.

Someone obsessed with you doesn't mean he loves you, it means he's obsessive.

Harmless for the ordinary listener, these types of songs may serve as sinister anthems for stalkers of women.

Moreover, seeing movies with a hero romantically pursuing a beautiful woman, then finally winning her heart and living happily ever after, is not a healthy message for a stalker’s unstable mind.

Prevention steps can be taken at any time – before there is a concern that a child is being sexually abused to re-establishing safety to prevent further abuse.

By becoming educated about child sex abuse, you are already becoming a proactive and protective adult.

Our multi-faceted approach allows us to address the complex issues of family violence, which can include child abuse, dating violence, and domestic violence, by providing safe and supportive services to victims while simultaneously encouraging abuser accountability and preventing the future perpetration of family violence.

Interface believes that no one ever deserves to be abused, especially within the context of an intimate relationship, and that all individuals should have the opportunity to exercise their right to define their personal relationships and spaces as violence-free zones.

Everyone can take steps to prevent the sexual abuse of children.