Teen storie about dating
“I started to kind of question why I couldn’t have guy friends or why he always needed to know what I was doing and it would turn into little verbal abusive spats and then it got physical.” KCBS’ Jeffrey Schaub Reports: Her life changed forever one night, at a party.Her boyfriend had, she later learned, been doing drugs in a bathroom.While the Grosmaire and Mc Bride families have a poignant message of forgiveness and love to share, I cannot overlook that this story is also about teen dating violence.Ann Grosmaire died on Good Friday, April 2, 2010, five days after Conor Mc Bride shot her during a prolonged argument at his parents' home."Conor intended to commit suicide with the one shell he put in the gun.I don't know if it was an addiction, but it could get kind of extreme sometimes."When Conor shot Ann, shock washed over Tallahassee.The couple's friends, a former teacher and other acquaintances said there were no warning signs; they never saw this coming.
The actress revealed that thinking about him made her throw up so intensely that she burst a blood vessel in her eye.I have a meeting with [my] New York agents I don't know yet this week. I missed my dear friend's goodbye party because I was too ill.I didn't want to let that story get told, but I didn't want to have to hide too." Even though it's a tough message to stomach, it's an important one. The boy ultimately entered a rehab program but didn’t serve any time for the assault.
She found that her friends actually alienated her – she believes because the boy was such a popular athlete on campus. She has since landed on the staff at a university in Southern California, where she lectures about teen dating abuse. “There are so many different kinds of abusive relationships that are going on out there and I just hope that my speaking out is going to help people realize and maybe part of my story clicked with you or your daughter.” National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474.
Beyond the physical effects, she had to miss a friend's goodbye party because she felt too upset, and didn't even want to put this information online — but then decided she didn't want to hide.