February is Dating Violence Awareness Month

(KWQC) - More than 1 in 5 women and nearly 1 in 7 men will have experienced some form of it before they reach the age of 17.

Domestic abuse is a pattern of behaviors, including violence that an abuser uses to control his or her partner.

Even though it is Dating Violence Awareness Month, domestic violence can occur in any relationship, no matter the age.