Boys victims dating violence
In a surprising twist, recently published research indicates boys are more likely to report being victims of dating violence committed by partners who hit, slap or push them.Researchers with the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) conducted a longitudinal study of dating violence.Physical abuse also includes sexual abuse, which is any sexual contact that you don’t want.Some examples of physical abuse include: There are many reasons which might help to explain, but never excuse, why a person might abuse someone they have an intimate relationship with.However, dating can also be stressful, and communication with a girlfriend or boyfriend can be difficult.
Participants were 35,900 students in grades 7 through 12 who were in dating relationships.But in the last year, 5.8 percent of boys reported dating violence compared to 4.2 percent of girls. It could be that its still socially acceptable for girls to hit or slap boys in dating relationships, says lead author Catherine Shaffer, a Ph D student with SFU, in a release.I and another guy separated the girls and while I was restraining one of them another girl jumped in and started beating the one I was holding. He also noted that men are getting smarter and walking out the door with the slap and calling the cops and that, while cops and judges are still resistant to blaming females, that worm is turning, too. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works. It can help us learn communication skills and can help us determine what we are looking for in a partner.