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Teen Dating Violence

what every parent should know

Teen dating violence is similar to and can be as lethal as adult relationship violence.  Both include hitting, yelling, threatening, name calling and other forms of verbal, sexual, emotional and physical abuse. About one in ten teen couples is affected by dating violence.  These facts make it very important for parents to be aware of abusive relationships.

Click here for a printable guide to identifying teen dating violence.

Ask your teen to take the pledge: