Recognizing dating violence
The owner was nice and gracious; there wasn’t even a scratch.
Nevertheless, I drove away shaken up and with a nice ding on my bumper. When I saw it the first time I thought, “That shouldn’t be there” and “I wonder who that truck belongs to” so I just tucked it away.
Moreover, because I did not address the situation, my life continued as usual with distractions like compounded responsibilities and planned activities with family and friends.
The truck became normal, a backdrop and enmeshed with my routine until something terrible happened.
Researchers asked 585 college-aged students to take an online survey.
But what kind of effects do these tumultuous relationships have down the road?