Sexual dating violence
The abuser tries to limit a dating partner’s ability to act independently, and undermines their confidence.
Verbal abuse can include swearing at a partner, insulting and belittling them, and threatening or terrorizing them with words.
These findings suggest boys from high-risk communities may disproportionately perpetrate severe acts of TDV but at this early age they are equally likely to be victimized.
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Teens and young adults experience the same types of abuse as adults, including: If you or a loved one is in an abusive relationship, please get help. Sexual Exploitation occurs when a person takes non-consensual or abusive sexual advantage of another for their own advantage or benefit, or to benefit or advantage anyone other than the one being exploited, and that behavior does not otherwise constitute Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct, or Sexual Harassment.