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Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Recently the media has reported the story of Chris Brown beating his girlfriend Rihanna.

Dating violence affects about one in ten teen couples. Teenagers can often misinterpret abusive and violent behavior as a show of love. Hitting, yelling, threatening, name calling, and using and hurting you sexually isn’t love!

Media reports also indicate that Rihanna has gone back to Chris Brown. Once a guy hits a girl or worse, it is important to know that no matter how sorry they are, and no matter how times they swear they’ll never do this again, it’s not true.

When someone is violent it’s learned behavior. That’s what’s what they learned while growing up. They believe they won’t do it again … but they will because that’s all they know.

Read more about Teen Dating Violence and how to stay safe here and remember … LOVE SHOULDN’T HURT!!!

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