Both men and women have long-term effects from this type of abuse.
You may feel rejected by someone you ask out and they turn you down. You might be bullied and abused by your partner ...
Whether by a friend or acquaintance, it's a punishable crime! Sometimes his victim isn't even sure she's been raped.
you might feel hurt, or could hurt your partner if one of you decides to end the relationship. Learning how to deal with these issues is one of the challenges of dating. While we want to believe that hand holding, moonlight walks, gifts, sweet words, and loving glances are all part of a dating relationship, and that these new feelings and experiences are so wonderful … You could be in a relationship where your partner is verbally, emotionally, physically, or sexually abusive. Maybe you think that it's your job to make the relationship work.
Maybe you don't know that it's notokay for your partner to beat you. Teenagers can often misinterpret abusive and violent behavior as a show of love.
It's also rooted in the helplessness, guilt, and confusion of a partner who allows another to treat them this way. He'll use force to get his date to do what he wants.
Submitting to this behavior in the name of love doesn't work and is self-destructive. He may not be overtly violent - that's why date rape is hard to prove.