Partners must be able to work together to overcome these issues.Stacey doesn't really like her boyfriend Terry anymore, but she doesn't want to break up with him because his parents have a lot of money and he often buys her nice things.Goal: Students will discuss the different types of abuse that may exist in dating violence, as well as the signs that someone may be in an unhealthy relationship Type: Choose the correct response Time: 15 minutes Step #1: Michael walked to the corner store with his sister and her friend after dinner one night to get ice cream.When he returned home a half hour later, he saw that he had several missed calls and a few text messages, including one that said, "Are you cheating on me? Healthy or Unhealthy Last night, Katherine and her boyfriend Adam got into a fight.If someone seems to be withdrawing from his or her usual activities or has odd explanations for injuries, there may be underlying physical violence.It's important to remember that both men and women can be victims of dating violence.
Sean and Justin always go to the movies on Tuesday nights, however, this week Justin told Sean he could not make it late Tuesday afternoon.Grade Levels: 9-12 This activity would be most effective if delivered in one 60-minute session.Prerequisites Before beginning this activity, watch the video listed below or preview the clips on the Web.Sexual abuse is when one person forces another to engage in a sexual activity or sexual touching.It is abuse when there is one person in a dating relationship who does not consent, or is too young to consent (Department of Justice).He seems withdrawn and hasn't showed up to swim practice for the last couple of weeks.His best friend notices a big bruise and scratch marks on his arms.Explain to the group, "There are ten statements hung around the room.Your challenge is to silently go around the room and place a red dot on the statements you think are false and a green dot on the statements you think are true. Explain in your own words that because the issue of violence is very present in many dating relationships, you want the group to be knowledgeable about the subject.Using someone so they'll buy you things, take you places, or because you are too scared to hurt their feelings is never a good idea.This is unfair to the person you are dating and to yourself. Keith gets really mad when his girlfriend, Carrie, talks to her friends about their relationship.