What it is. Someone can be abusive with words (insulting you), actions (hitting you), or with emotions (manipulation). Where you see it. Most abusive behavior in a teen relationship is learned at home. A teenage boy who sees his father hit his mother is more likely to hit his own girlfriend. A teen girl who is emotionally manipulated at home is more likely to accept that behavior in a boyfriend. Why people accept manipulation and abuse. An abusive relationship is very dramatic, and for some young Read more [...]
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Olivia, Matt Smith, and Fr. J discuss the Church’s response to the abuse scandal, and what impact that has on our faith.