Tragic tale of teen dating violence

Tip: Sign In to save these choices and avoid repeating this across devices.You can always update your preferences in the Privacy Centre.A friendly warning: this book contains plenty of profanity, some sexual themes and, well, there’s that whole murder thing. While the book reads a bit more like a suspenseful horror novel than a cautionary tale about dating violence, this may be what makes it more appealing to the high school crowd.It still highlights plenty of important themes surrounding dating violence, especially how easily an abuser can infiltrate someone’s life without any overt warning signs.The book also describes some hard-to-read physical violence and date rape, making , Barrie Levy, MSW We’re throwing one nonfiction book in here, too.Even though the subtitle, “A teen’s guide to breaking free of abusive relationships,” utilizes the often scoffed at misnomer “abusive relationships” (relationships are not abusive—a person is), we’ll let it slide.It’s a good one to use to talk about boundaries and how to set them. , Terra Elan Mc Voy This is the story of 18-year-old Nikki.

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