Stories of teen dating violence

That quickly changed, with the boyfriend not wanting her to hang out with her friends or to participate in any extracurricular activities. He even started to drive a wedge between the girl and her parents.

“I started to kind of question why I couldn’t have guy friends or why he always needed to know what I was doing and it would turn into little verbal abusive spats and then it got physical.” KCBS’ Jeffrey Schaub Reports: Her life changed forever one night, at a party.

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“It all started at the Back to School Dance my sophomore year of high school,” recounted the woman who, at the age of 15, fell victim to dating violence while at Palo Alto’s Gunn High School.A lot of girls stay in an abusive relationship because they have not met a good guy yet, they may be insecure and may not have a very good relationship with their fatherly figures.After being treated like crap for years I realized that I thought it was normal for a boyfriend to treat their girl like that.Since her divorce, she has dated people, but has again experienced domestic violence.“He would say things like, ‘Maybe if you lost a little more weight, I’d be willing to take you out more often,’” she said.

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