After effects of dating violence

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Social consequences may leave one feeling isolated from family and friends.

Economic consequences can lead to loss of employment or financial instability.

With statistics like this, domestic violence affects the majority of people whether it is directly or indirectly.

However, the majority of these experiences will never be reported to police.

Both males and females who were in aggressive relationships as teens were two to three times more likely to be in violent relationships again as adults, compared to teens who experienced no dating violence during their adolescent years.

The thing is that Lynn left her abuser over a year ago and he is nowhere around.

She had broken all contact with him and had moved on in her life.

As teens develop emotionally, they are heavily influenced by their relationship experiences.

Healthy relationship behaviors can have a positive effect on a teen’s emotional development.

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