Category Archives: dating violence

Dating violence is defined as the perpetration or threat of an act of violence by at least one member of an unmarried couple on the other member within the context of dating or courtship.

TERRIFIC NIGHT WITH MY BOYFRIEND

My name is Peris Finny, one day I found myself surrounded with family, covered in bandages, connected to machines, with tubes down my throat, praying and thanking God for saving my life. Hours before this moment I was lying alone … Continue reading

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Dating Violence

A tender smile crosses Sylvia Kate’s face when she checks her smartphone and notices a text message from her fiance. She lights up when she speaks about him, praising him for being patient and kind, and stepping in to be … Continue reading

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PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL VIOLENCE

One winter day during my junior year, I found out that he had cheated on me again. I broke up with him during lunchtime. He became enraged as I walked away to my class but he didn’t follow me. After … Continue reading

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PROTECTING YOUR BLOOD-LOVE

I saw Jean talking to my younger sister Shann and the way he was doing it was clearly suggesting that he needed something beyond the visible. there was no problem with what he wanted my problem was that Jean was … Continue reading

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