KNOW MORE about the National Dating Abuse Helpline READ MORE about what you can do if you think you are in an abusive relationship SAY NO MORE to teen dating abuse Check out our Teen Dating Violence Booklet for teens, parents and anyone working or coming in contact with teens and/or their parents.
According to teens themselves in a 2009 survey: How do you know what to do when someone confides in you?
has some great ideas for helping friends, family, your child, and even a stranger. Consequences can be fatal PCADV's Domestic Violence Fatality Reports for 2008 through 2010 identify eight victims of dating violence: four were between ages 13 - 18, and four were 19-year-olds.
Any of these and more can be part of teen dating violence: Abusive teens use these kinds of behavior to keep power and control over a dating partner.
Teen dating violence occurs in straight and gay (LGTBQ) relationships.
This video includes photos by AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster.