True stories of dating abuse
He had stopped by the office for a surprise lunch date, but the receptionist told him Jennifer was already out with her colleague.
Her boyfriend told Jennifer he knew what they were “really” doing.
Fear of the abuser's threats is usually the #1 reason, but lack of social support or fear that nothing will happen to the abuser also are reasons.
One day, she invited a male coworker to grab lunch with her to catch up.
While out at lunch, her phone started buzzing with a call from her partner.
The cause of dating violence is the abuser making the choice to engage in this behavior.
Substance abuse and dating violence are two different issues that need to be addressed separately.Consumed by this whirlwind romance, Jennifer began spending all of her free time with her new partner.