Relationships can be violent at any age. The main issue with teen dating violence is that many adolescents think some behaviors, such as name-calling or possessiveness, are normal. What many don’t know, however, is that these behaviors can lead to a cycle of dangerous physical abuse and violence.
Learn the following facts on teen dating violence so you can identify the issue and leave the relationship before the abuse gets worse.
Protecting Youth from Teen Dating Violence
Education is key to staying out of violent relationships. By learning safe and healthy relationship skills and having someone to turn to at home or at school, you will see that love shouldn’t hurt. Start by reading the informative QuickSeries® guide: Dating & Domestic Violence: Prevention & Recovery
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