Here are the most important signs that you aren’t loving or being loved right.
Your boyfriend or girlfriend: If you are worried that your relationship has become abusive, the National Dating Abuse Helpline is available 24/7 to teens and young adults.
Peer advocates offer support and advocacy to young people in abusive relationships and to the people who care about them.
Date rape accounts for almost 70 percent of the sexual assaults reported by adolescent and college-age women; 38 percent of those women are between 14 and 17 years old.
In early and mid-adolescence, teenagers often involve themselves in a series of short-term relationships, which may be labeled as crushes, being smitten, or falling in love.
However, they are all usually characterized by high emotional intensity and often last a short period of time, but are usually flashes of romantic feelings that actually provide a training ground for future more stable relationships during adolescence.
By clicking on each spoke of the wheel you can view the video diary of a scenario that corresponds with that description. “ is a video created by the Kaiser Permanente (KP) Colorado Youth Advisory Council, in partnership with the KP Colorado Educational Theatre Programs and IPV Teen Task Force.
This wheel is a great tool for conducting discussions about teen dating abuse and brainstorming possible resolutions. MTV’s A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower teens to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their lives and amongst their peers.