National teen dating dating violence awareness
The members of Let's Be Real want the 2019 Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month theme to remind each and every one of you that Click on the links below for individual event handouts to share!
Being a teen isn’t an easy experience, and navigating relationships as a teen definitely isn’t an easy experience.
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by Bri & Nicole, loveisrespect advocates Here at loveisrespect, we often talk with people who are experiencing abuse in their relationship, and they want to determine why their partner is being abusive towards them.
Sometimes this search for “why” leads them to believing that their partner is abusive because they experienced child abuse or went through some other form of trauma in their past.
Early intervention is needed to stop violence in youth relationships before it begins and keep it from continuing into adult relationships.
According to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (2014), approximately, 1 in 10 high school students have experienced physical violence from a dating partner in the past year.
Dating violence can have a negative effect on health throughout life.
Dating violence can happen to any teen in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship, anytime and anywhere.
Many adolescents and adults are often unaware that teens experience dating violence.
However, be sure to do it in a safe way where you are not putting yourself in danger.