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Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name-calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.
SPY STALKER: NEW CHEAP, EASY WAY TO SPY ON OTHERS THAT PUTS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS AT RISK, Joce Sterman, WJLA, Washington, DC: November 18, 2014.
Copyright © 2014 Allbritton Communications Company. TECHNOLOGY, TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND ABUSE AND BULLYING ~ FINAL REPORT, Janine M. SENATE’S SUBCOMMITTEE ON CONSUMER AFFAIRS, PRODUCT SAFETY, AND INSURANCE ~ PROTECTING CONSUMERS' PHONE RECORDS, Cindy Southworth, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: February 8, 2006.
Dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities work together to implement effective prevention strategies.
Beshear, First Lady join legislators to ceremonially sign long-awaited bill to protect victims of dating violence.
Teen dating violence [187KB, 2Pages, 508] is defined as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional aggression within a dating relationship, including stalking.The 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey [2.77MB,180Pages, 508] found that nearly 12% of high school females reported physical violence and nearly 16% reported sexual violence from a dating partner in the 12 months* before they were surveyed. As teens develop emotionally, they are heavily influenced by experiences in their relationships.For high school males, more than 7% reported physical violence and about 5% reported sexual violence from a dating partner. Healthy relationship behaviors can have a positive effect on a teen’s emotional development.John Tilley, who chairs the House Judiciary Committee."Kentucky has long played a front-line role when it comes to domestic violence prevention and awareness, but this was an area where more needed to be done.