According to Melissa Henson, Director of Communication and Public Education for the Parents Television Council, Hollywood has a dangerous habit of implying that these volatile relationships are more intense, more passionate than your average, run-of-the-mill romance.
“To impressionable teens, domestic violence is almost romanticized.
Fearing her son may fall victim to the cycle of abuse, Maria executes her safety plan in order to leave her abusive husband for good.
Josefina Perez is an undocumented immigrant with a young daughter, and an abusive husband.
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Lifetime Television recently premiered the movie “Reviving Ophelia”, based on the best-selling book by Mary Pipher.
Fearing for her daughter's safety, she risks everything and decides to seek help at a local women's shelter.
The campaign won 3 Gold Addy Awards along with the Best of Show honors for the campaign at the El Paso Addy Awards put on by the Advertising Federation of El Paso.
The movie is a gripping tale of what some teenagers face in their relationships and how many times parents and friends do not see what is going on in the relationship.The campaign was also award a People's Telly Award.The middle school years offer key moments to educate young people and their parents about healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.Movie watchers have to take responsibility for examining the relationship content of movies and deciding whether or not they truly want to emulate what they see.Below is a list of movies which highlight healthy aspects of various types of relationships.