SPEAK OUT INC

Our mission is to bring awareness and education to those who are conquering domestic violence in Houston and surrounding communities.

Email: houstonspeakout@gmail.com

Phone: 512-843-5755

Registered Charity:  83-1777716

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Teen Dating Violence

1 in 5 teens will be in an abusive relationship. Teens account for

51% of all reported sexual abuse. 

Teens who experience sexual abuse are more likely to experience further sexual abuse, and teen victims in grades 9 through 12 are also more likely to suffer from eating disorders, engage in suicidal behavior, become pregnant and engage in risky sexual behaviors. Though teens are at an increased risk for experiencing physical and sexual violence, 81% of parents surveyed by the Family Violence Prevention Fund and Advocates for Youth admit that they do not believe teen dating violence is an issue, or they do not know if it is. Is your relationship abusive? Would you help a friend in a bad situation? Are you an abusive partner? 

  • Controlling you

  • Insulting you

  • Scaring you

  • Hurting you

  • Excessive jealousy

  • Uncontrollable anger

  • Monitoring your social media

  • Threatening suicide if you want to break up

  • Not allowing you to go out with your friends

  • Telling you how to dress, act or think

  • Accusing you of flirting

  • Blaming you for violence

  • Pulling hair

  • Threatening to find someone else

  • Making all the decisions

  • Following you around

  • Destroying letters, gifts or other possessions

  • Forcing sex

Warning Signs Include:

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free
human being with an independent will. 

 Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

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