Dating abuse warning signs
The suspected killer is another 18-year-old Wayland resident, and the victim’s former boyfriend.“I did know [the victim] and the alleged assailant, and people are very, very sad and confused,” Wayland High Principal Pat Tutwiler told the Boston Herald.Dating violence is when one person purposely hurts or scares someone they are dating.Dating violence happens to people of all races, cultures, incomes, and education levels.The following is a list of behaviors that may indicate a potential batterer.It is not the purpose of the listing to imply that every person with some of these attributes is a batterer or potential batterer.
It can happen whether you are young or old, and in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.
The abuser may call the victim frequently during the day, drop by unexpectedly, refuse to let the victim work, check the car mileage, or ask friends to watch the victim.
In the beginning an abuser will attribute controlling behavior to concern for the victim (for example, the victim's safety or decision-making skills).
Dating violence is always wrong, and you can get help.
Dating violence includes: Dating violence often starts with emotional abuse.