At the Hotline, we know that domestic violence can affect anyone – including men.According to the CDC, one in seven men age 18 in the U. has been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in his lifetime.There is a significant difference between the NVAWS and NISVS surveys, in the number of victims of physical violence (4,741,000 vs. This is consistent with earlier studies showing that between 19 (Straus and Gelles, 1988, Straus, 1995), between 19 (Catalano , 2005) and between 20 (Truman, 2011, Table 6) violence against women dropped but violence against males stayed steady.(As a point of reference, Statistics Canada (2006, 2011) reports that 45.5% of the victims of present or former spousal violence were men.The prevalence of dating violence was higher among 11th-grade male (11.5%) and 12th-grade male (11.4%) than 9th-grade male (9.1%) students. Mc Evoy, author of the book If He is Raped How does a woman force a guy to have unwanted sex?Prevalence of dating violence ranged 7.4% to 17.8% across state surveys (median: 11.1%) and from 8.0% to 18.5% across local surveys (median: 12.0%) Centers for Disease Control (2010), "Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance --- United States, 2009" Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Surveillance Summaries June 4, 2010 / 59(SS05);1-142 2003 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Here's what the 2003 report says: By using data from the 2003 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), CDC analyzed the prevalence of physical dating violence (PDV) victimization among high school students and its association with five risk behaviors. We'll do it anonymously, unless you give specific permission to use your name and/or e-mail address. According to expert Cindi Struckman-Johnson, women are most likely to use psychological pressure such as verbal pleading and arguments, emotional blackmail, and deception.Men may feel discouraged to talk about what’s going on in their personal lives, or they feel like no one will believe them.They may not even realize that they are being abused, or they might assume they should just deal with the abuse on their own.
Prevalence of reported PDV victimization was greater among blacks (13.9%) than whites (7.0%) and Hispanics (9.3%). Sexually aggressive women only occasionally resort to force tactics, which we define as intimidation with size, threats of harm including blackmail, physical restraint, physical harm or use of a weapon. Women locked men into cars, blocked their retreat from a room, grabbed at them, threw them down on beds and floors, sat on them, and tied them up.
It’s important to know that both guys and girls can commit dating violence.
In addition, girls aren’t always the victims of dating violence. In fact, sometimes partners commit physical and emotional abuse.
One in 10 men has experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner.
In 2013, 13% of documented contacts to the Hotline identified themselves as male victims.