Dating violence can have serious short- and long-term effects and consequences. While the immediate impact might be emotional and physical pain along with humiliation, victims of teen dating violence are more likely to;

 •    Lose confidence in oneself.
 •    Displays low self-esteem & positive self-image...


 •    Abandon dreams and goals.
 •    Become afraid to express feelings of anger.
 •    Feel isolation from family and friends.
 •    Begin having problems at school, and other activities.
 •    Feel shame and guilt.
 •    Suffer severe injury, even death.
 •    Become depressed, anxious, fearful, or suicidal.
 •    Feel lonely
 •    Build up large doctor or lawyer expenses.
 •    Begin to doubt their decision-making ability.

Learn more... Check out session 6 "Consequences of Domestic Violence and Teens" in the Let's Talk About Boyz Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Series for Girls at www.etiforyou.com.

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