His best friend notices a big bruise and scratch marks on his arms.
He nervously laughs and responds that he just banged on the door frame at his grandparent's house.
It is abuse when there is one person in a dating relationship who does not consent, or is too young to consent (Department of Justice).
Harassment is when someone does something repeatedly over time that causes the victim to fear for their safety.
Sean and Justin always go to the movies on Tuesday nights, however, this week Justin told Sean he could not make it late Tuesday afternoon.
Although Sean was initially upset because he was looking forward to their night out, he took advantage of his free night to hang out with his sister.
It's important to remember that both men and women can be victims of dating violence.
That being said, if you feel as though the person you are with restricts you from telling other people anything and demands that everything remains private, there could definitely be an issue.
This is unfair to the person you are dating and to yourself. Keith gets really mad when his girlfriend, Carrie, talks to her friends about their relationship.