Dating violence troubled love
I plan to keep this up to date and add more resources and commentary. (This has come up on sexual assault/rape/dv lists before, but I haven’t read it, and reviews/synopsis didn’t indicate why it would appear. by Jennifer Shaw Wolf Goodreads | Amazon | My review 2012. A girl’s boyfriend is killed in a car accident, and she loses her memory of the incidents.
If you have a title to add, please let me know in the comments! A teen girl struggles with her father, who raped her, returning from prison. A teen boy reflects on his abuse and sexual relationship with a teacher five years earlier. A girl is abducted at the age of 9 and sexually and physically abused for 5 years. Flashbacks reveal he wasn’t the perfect guy everyone thought he was—he was emotionally and physically abusive.
He tells her a story of a queen who is mistreated, and she realizes that it has basis in reality.
by Elize Moser Goodreads | Amazon | My review 2013.
His journey of redemption is quite interesting, and the entire series deals with issues of consent in important yet understated ways. Young woman’s boyfriend becomes increasingly controlling, jealous, and abusive. A successful young girl dates a troubled boy, and he becomes physically and emotionally abusive.
Secondary character, Froi, who is the titular character of the sequel, attempt to assault the heroine in one important scene. But I Love Him by Amanda Grace Goodreads | Amazon 2011.
When he goes to his family lake house to recover and spend time with his distant father, he meets a girl very different from his previous conquests, and begins to untangle the relationship between sex and violence.
He will call or text you several times a day, and may accuse you of flirting or cheating. He will start to make decisions for you -- who you spend time with and where you go -- and claim to know what's best for you.In fact, abusers are often charming, attentive, and sweet in the beginning of a relationship. He will likely be the most romantic man you have ever met.An abuser will work to make you feel so appreciated and loved, you won't even notice he is controlling you -- sometimes, until it's too late. He will pay attention to you and make you feel special and wanted.This man may seem like your dream come true, but soon, he will become your worst nightmare. Please make the call, and take the first step toward freedom and safety today. Note: The gendered language in this post is meant to portray the vast majority of abuse that is perpetrated in heterosexual relationships, which is most often perpetrated by men against women.However, abuse occurs at similar rates in same-sex relationships and can also be perpetrated by women against men. We all deserve to be safe -- regardless of gender or sexual orientation.