Teen dating violence books
This is for the sister who watches her brother come home from dates with his boyfriend with tears in his eyes and bruises that weren’t there before he left the house.Because there’s another side to love that Valentine’s Day doesn’t really like to get into, isn’t there?
Teen dating violence [PDF 187KB] is defined as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking. Teen dating violence (physical and sexual) among US high school students: Findings from the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. As teens develop emotionally, they are heavily influenced by experiences in their relationships.
The 2013 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey found approximately 10% of high school students reported physical victimization and 10% reported sexual victimization from a dating partner in the 12 months* before they were surveyed. Teens receive messages about how to behave in relationships from peers, adults in their lives, and the media. Risks of having unhealthy relationships increase for teens who: Dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities work together to implement effective prevention strategies.
All too often these examples suggest that violence in a relationship is normal, but violence is never acceptable.
Let’s face it - Dating Relationships are just hard.
There’s so much drama involved – don’t act like you don’t know what we’re talking about here.