Domestic Violence Unmasked: Myth

Myth: Domestic violence only occurs in marriages.

Fact: 1 in 3 teens experience some kind of abuse in their romantic relationships. 1 in 5 women and nearly 1 in 7 men who ever experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner, first experienced some form of intimate partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age.