Violent Relationships…..

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Did you know that? There were 248,300 rapes/sexual assaults in the United States in 2007, more than 500 per day, up from 190,600 in 2005. Women were more likely than men to be victims; the rate for rape/sexual assault for persons age 12 or older in 2007 was 1.8 per 1,000 for females and 0.1 per 1,000 for males and On average more than three women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the United States. In 2005, 1,181 women were murdered by an intimate partner?!

Those are just two facts that I gave as an example but there is so much more! I couldn’t believe how serious of a problem violence in a romantic relationships is. I knew that it happens all the time but not to the extent of someone being killed. There are a lot of cases out there to where it possibly kills an innocent individual.

This topic I have been doing research on in one of my other classes and I have also found something interesting. I’m going to leave you with The Top 10 Most Abusive Celebrity Couples

: 10. Spencer Pratt & Heidi Montag 9. Paris Hilton & Nick Carter 8. Sam Roson & Linday Lohan 7. Liza Minelli & David Gest 6. Bobby Brown & Whitney Houston 5. Tina Turner & Ike 4. Amy Winehouse & Blake firlder-Civil 3. Mike Tyson & Robin Givens 2. Christ Brown & Rihanna 1. OJ & Nicole Brown Simpson

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