6 YA Movie Actresses Who Were in Abusive Relationships

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Whether it’s emotional or physical, violent relationships are more common than we would like to believe. (We would like to believe that they’re less than rare; that they don’t even exist, actually.) Sadly, even some of your favorite YA actresses have been stuck in these harmful — and often dangerous — situations.

Rather than dwelling in their fear and pain, these strong young women have shared their stories in order to help those in similar circumstances. Or, in one particular instance on the below list, the female talent is known as the one to commit the domestic violence against her partner. (Yes, men get abused, too!) From Lily Collins to Sarah Hyland, here are six young adult film actresses who have been in an abusive relationship: