However, we know there are no guarantees this will positively influence their relationships, especially once dating violence in college leave our home and go off to college. And we have reason to be concerned. We have been glad to see the heightened attention given recently to stopping sexual assault on campus. This is a pervasive problem that deserves sustained attention, from datng and college administrators alike.
Copy Dennis Huynh Olivia Ortiz met her first boyfriend when she was an 18-year-old sophomore at the University of Chicago. He ignored her and pressured her for months, she said, and often tried to take advantage of her when she was drunk or sleeping. Sometimes, Ortiz said, she would wake up to him touching her while she had been unconscious. But it was also the only relationship Ortiz had ever known.