But yet I stuck up for him after each one thinking he would change, but he never did.
After two and a half years of our relationship he started taking drugs then he threatened to kill me and that was it, I believed he would and decided to end it for good.
But as they seek to understand why so many young people hit, demean or force sex on their partners, much remains unclear.
One big question: Are boys and girls really equally at risk to become victims or abusers?
He always twisted things around and made it seem like my fault.
A lot of girls stay in an abusive relationship because they have not met a good guy yet, they may be insecure and may not have a very good relationship with their fatherly figures.
Through all the years though he became a heroin addict. I never did them but he became more and more disrespectful and hurtful. In the end the outcome was a horrible heartbreak, a waste of three years and I later found out he cheated on me with over nine girls.
He lied, was manipulative, very controlling and yet very sensitive, at least only for his own feelings.
I lost my virginity to him at a young age even though he was 2 years older.
However after about a year he became possessive, he wouldn't let me go out without him, he was constantly by my side, and always wanted to know who I was with and what I was doing even at school.
Teen dating abuse is where there is a pattern of violence or threat of violence against a partner and includes verbal, emotional, physical, sexual and digital abuse.
According to the organization Below are a few really real stories about teen dating violence from around the web, from sites like the Huffington Post, People, and Teen Vogue.
It could also save their life, or the life of one of their friends.