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Statistics about dating violence

Interpersonal and Physical Dating Violence among Teens.

(2014) February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

Several different words are used to describe teen dating violence. Dating violence is widespread with serious long-term and short-term effects. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe consequences and short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen.

Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth who experience dating violence are more likely to experience the following: Additionally, youth who are victims of dating violence in high school are at higher risk for victimization during college.

Every student, parent and teacher needs to be aware of the prevalence of teen dating violence in the US.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that one in eleven adolescents is a victim of physical dating violence.

Unhealthy relationship behaviors often start early and lead to a lifetime of abuse.