Essay on dating violence

Teen dating violence is a wrong that needs to be righted.

The only way to do this is to provide a background, a way to help those who have suffered, and raise awareness to help detect, stop, and prevent.

[tags: Violence ] - The Music Industry and Teen Violence Should we blame the industry or shouldn’t we.

This compare and contrast essay, the two sides of these two article is that one states the music industry is at fault for the way today’s teens are acting written by a writer from the Arizona Daily Star, by the name of Jim Patten and the other article states that the music industry isn’t at fault for the way today’s youth is acting and this article was written by a 17yr. Both of these articles have a good argument, Patten’s is good because he’s a pro at getting his point across in his writing, plus his support is also good, he’s not just saying that the media is at fault com...

Although “dating violence has always had this core feature of trying to control the thoughts, feelings and actions of another person” teenagers do not know how to recognize the signs of abuse (Teicher par. Warning signs of abuse are attempts to control actions, isolate victims from loved ones and verbally degrading a romantic partner (Robinson par.41).

Teens do not yet understand what a normal relationship is.

Dating violence can affect both genders, however today girls are abused more frequently in relationships. S., 20% of adolescent girls report facing violence from their boyfriend (Robinson par. These numbers seem to be growing at a continuous rate.

Surveys show that 9.4 percent of high school students report being hit, slapped, or physically hurt (CDC).

Nearly 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.

These behaviors are reinforced by what youth see on television, on the Internet, in video games, movies, music videos, and what they hear in their music.

When children are disciplined with severe corporal punishment or verbal abuse, or when they are physically or sexually abused, or when they witness such behavior in their home, it is not surprising that they behave violently toward others....


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