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Relationship Violence Linked to Controlling Boyfriend

I can’t begin to tell you how important it is to tell yourself the truth about your relationships. Violence has no place in a loving relationship. Surprising stats below. The link will take you to the full article.

Relationship Violence Linked to Controlling Boyfriend:

“Know what it’s like to have a controlling boyfriend? You know the type — the kind who dictates everything you do, who you go out with, how late you can stay out, and just about every other aspect of your life. Most young women do, according to new research that found nearly 7 out of 10 women have experienced controlling behavior in their relationship.
Furthermore, the new study found that nearly 1 in 3 women report being in not only a controlling relationship, but also an abusive one — one where they are subjected to physical violence, sexual violence, or both in their relationship.
The study looked at the connection between relationship and sexual violence, and controlling behaviors by using an anonymous, self-administered computer-based interview at a reproductive health center.

Out of 603 women (ages 15-24 years old) who took the survey, 411 women — an astonishing 68 percent of the women surveyed — reported experiencing one or more episodes of controlling behavior.”

By Terry Moore

Terry Moore, MSW, LICSW is an Independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Omaha, NE. He provides psychotherapy and pain management to adults, often utilizing Hypnosis. He is an Approved Training Consultant - through the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis [ASCH], the same body that issues his Certification in Hypnosis.