Relationships play a huge part in our daily lives, and people describe relationships in many different ways.
Maybe you and your friends call it “dating,” “going out,” “hooking up,” or “seeing each other”?
Dating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Provides a 60-minute accredited training for educators, school personnel, youth leaders, and other professionals to prevent teen dating violence through training and discussion.
Educators Toolkits Love Is Offers toolkits to middle school and high school teachers to aid them in teaching signs of unhealthy or abusive relationships.
In fact, abusive relationships often start as emotionally or verbally abusive and can quickly escalate into physical or sexual violence.Part of this may be because of the way teenagers see themselves and because of their newness to dating.According to The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence, young men and women may have certain beliefs that lead to higher incidence of dating violence.The impact of domestic violence on children may continue through adolescence and adulthood.Adolescents who have grown up in violent homes are at risk of recreating the abusive relationships they have seen.