Christopher, "Romance and Violence in Dating Relationships," Journal of Family Issues 4, no. Report on Recognizing, Fighting and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape (New York: Harper and Row, 1988). Carol Sousa, "The Dating Violence Intervention Project," in Dating Violence: Young Women in Danger, ed. “It appears that family dynamics occurring in the preschool years and in middle childhood are critical in the development of aggression and dating violence in the teenage years,” she says.Mothers living with partners who have alcohol use disorder tended to be more depressed and, as a result, were less warm and sensitive in their interactions with their children, beginning in infancy.Attitudinal data revealed a general disapproval of violence use, with greater violence support among males and married participants.
Experimental Evaluation of Gender Violence/Harassment Prevention Programs in Middle Schools.
Mothers with alcoholic partners are especially in need of support,” Livingston says.