Survivor Story - Jen's Story of Surviving Teen Dating Violence at 15


Jen grew up in a supportive, loving home. And yet at 15 years old, she found herself in an abusive teenage relationship. Hear her story, how she got there, and how she became a survivor.


"Let's say I went to Taco Bell with my friends after sporting event or something and I didn't tell him. Because you know that's just it's not something that crosses your mind to tell your boyfriend that you have to do. He would like very upset with me. And he would just accuse me of cheating on him and he would call me like really, really mean names..."

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