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Dating Abuse - Did you know?

(Provided by The Lighthouse, Information found at the "Love is Not Abuse" website)

  • 32 percent of college students (1 in 3) have reported dating violence by a previous partner
  • Developing a dating safety plan helps the victim to think in advance how to be protected from harm, instead of waiting until the danger occurs.
  • More than 60 percent of acquaintance rapes on college campuses occur in casual or steady dating relationships.
  • Students should always save threatening e-mails, text messages or any other forms of communicating threats made against them. This can be key evidence to prosecute the perpetrator.
  • A shocking 90 percent of victims know their attackers.