Facts on dating and relationships

02-Jan-2020 11:17 by 8 Comments

Facts on dating and relationships

Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.

Relationship violence is a tactic that an individual chooses to use in an attempt to exert power over and control their partner.

REALITY: It is estimated that relationship violence occurs in 1⁄4 to 1⁄3 of all intimate relationships.

1 in 5 college students reported some form of physical violence and abuse in their dating relationships.

REALITY: Most abusers do not use violence at the workplace or in other non-intimate relationships to solve conflict.

Abusive partners choose to be violent toward their partners in ways they would never consider treating other people.

Other common offences committed included common assault (27 per cent) and uttering threats (12 per cent).

MYTH: Relationship violence occurs in a small percentage of relationships.

Abuse occurs when the abuser exerts power and control over another.

MYTH: The target of the violence must be doing something to provoke the violence.

Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name-calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.

However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.

A 2017 CDC Report [PDF 4.32MB] found that approximately 7% of women and 4% of men who ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner first experienced some form of partner violence by that partner before 18 years of age. Communicating with your partner, managing uncomfortable emotions like anger and jealousy, and treating others with respect are a few ways to keep relationships healthy and nonviolent.

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    The main sources of law include the Insolvency Act 1986, the Insolvency Rules 1986, the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, the Employment Rights Act 1996 Part XII, the Insolvency Regulation (EC) 1346/2000 and case law.