The Difference In Love and Control - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

The Difference In Love and Control


By Marlena Wilson

Often times when we think about domestic violence, we think of adult women, and sometimes men. What we often overlook is teen dating violence. One in three teens in the United States is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner. It is a number that Ruthie Garcia from SafeHomes of Augusta feels is way too high. She explains to Brad and the audience the signs of teen dating violence, including the use of digital abuse and control.



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