What is Dating/Domestic Violence?
- Any intimidation, threat of violence, or violence between current of former partners in an intimate relationship
- A pattern of controlling behavior using violence or threats of violence by a current or former partner
- Dating violence can happen regardless of age, education level, sexual orientation, how much money you have, race, religious beliefs, or gender
- If you think that you might be in an abusive relationship, there are many people on campus who are here to help you. Contact your Campus Victim Advocate, Counseling Center, Dean of Students Office, Residence Hall Director, or University Police
Types of dating violence
- Psychological or emotional
Verbal violence, isolation, threats, name calling, shaming, demeaning, intimidating
Hitting, kicking, choking, biting, shaking, or other physical force
Forcing a partner to engage in sexual acts against his or her will
Withholding financial resources, controlling partner’s money or spending it, threatening partner’s financial resources
32% of college students experience dating violence
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