Dating violence can have a negative effect on health throughout life.Victims of teen dating violence are more likely to experience symptoms of depression and anxiety.Has he ever raised a fist as if he were going to hit you?Has he ever thrown an object that hit you or nearly did? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then we can stop wondering whether he’ll ever be violent; he already has been.” ― Lundy Bancroft, “Now let's move on to the subject of how a real man treats his wife.Has he ever held you down or grabbed you to restrain you? A real man doesn't slap even a ten-dollar hooker around, if he's got any self respect, much less hurt his own woman. A real man busts his ass to feed his family, fights for them if he has to, dies for them if he has to. You can get caught in a trap of catering to him, trying to fill a bottomless pit.And he treats his wife with respect every day of his life, treats her like a queen - the queen of the home she makes for their children.” ― S. But he’s not so much needy as entitled, so no matter how much you give him, it will never be enough.Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a "normal" part of a relationship.
Quote on abuse: “If you want to know what it’s like to survive hell and still come out shining brighter than the sun, just look into the eyes of a woman who has survived intense damage and refused to allow it to destroy her softness.”"Survivors of any and all abuse become very good at anticipating mood of others, looks, actions, all of it in an effort to survive. Additionally, during the 12 months before the survey, 1 in 10 teens reported they had been kissed, touched, or physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to at least once by someone they were dating.