Nadya's teen domestic violence story starts when she was born, not into an abusive home but to parents who did not really know how to make her feel loved and valued.
This lack of emotional support left her more likely to find herself involved in an abusive relationship as a teen.
I thought I could give him a second chance and he would change but that was a mistake.
We dated off and on for three years because I though he was the best I could get. When he would shoot up he would hurt me, choke me, hit me and would tell me if I didn’t do drugs with him he would put it in my arm for me.
If he ever found out a boy had been near me he would instantly think the worst and beat them up.
I became tired of all this and I admit I was no angel throughout our relationship. I took beatings off my boyfriend at the age of 14, he would kick me on the floor, punch me in the face, he even broke my fingers.
TRUE or FALSE 6) If the police are called when dating violence is committed, the victim has to press charges for an arrest to occur.