Teen Dating Violence ( Tdv ) Essay

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Teen dating violence (TDV) entails physical, emotional, psychological, or emotional violence in a dating relationship (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014). Physical violence includes any kind of physical harm for example, pinching, hitting, kicking whereas emotional violence deals with the threatening of a partner or harm of their sense of self-worth for example, name calling, shaming, bullying, and isolating from friends and family (Eagle, 2012). Sexual violence examples include forcing a partner to perform any sex act without consent includes consent that is forced through manipulation or limiting the partner to the access of any birth control (Eagle, 2012).
In a survey done in 2006 by the Liz Claiborne Inc indicated prevalence of teen dating violence they include 1 in 2 teens who have been in a serious relationship say they’ve gone against their beliefs in order to please their partner; 23 percent of girls who have been in a relationship reported going further sexually than they wanted as a result of pressure from their partner; 1 in 5 teens who have been in a serious relationship report being hit, slapped, or pushed by a partner; and 1 in 4 teens who have been in a serious relationship say their boyfriend or girlfriend has tried to prevent them from spending time with friends or family (Nelson & Kjos, 2008). Prevalence of teen dating violence include among teens who have had sex by age 14, 69% have been through at least one form of dating…

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