Dating abuse can happen to anyone, no matter their sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, income level, educational and/or national background!
Dating violence is also a form of intimate partner violence.
Dating/relationship violence or domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender and affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.
About TEAR: Our Mission Why Teens Need Us Request a Presentation TEAR Curriculum FAQs History TEAR Members Dating Abuse: Understanding Dating Abuse Who Is At Risk Statistics Warning Signs: Am I at Risk? It includes: Verbal Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Destruction of Personal Property, Intimidation, Restriction of Freedom, Sexual Abuse, Abuse of Authority, and Physical Abuse.
Abuse, Power, and Control: The Power & Control Wheel The Cycle of Abuse Breaking Free: Escaping Bad Relationships Getting Yourself Out Assisting a Friend Helping Your Teen Get Help: Hotlines Additional Resources The power and control wheel is a visual display of different types of abuse that occur in abusive relationships.
This wheel represents a snapshot of what a violent teen dating relationship looks like.
While it doesn't cover every survivor's experience, it does portray the most common tactics teen abusers use against their dating partners.Click on a spoke of the wheel to learn more about one of the forms of abuse, including examples and red flags. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication / program / exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.(If you are on a mobile device, click here to see a static version of the Power and Control Wheel.) Do you recognize any of the warning signs in your own relationship? 2009-TA-AX-K015 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U. However, every tool has its limitations without proper discussion.For more information on the evolution of theories of discussing relationship abuse, click here.Remember, abuse is much more than slapping or grabbing someone.