Some people like to pretend that it’s not a big deal. Others like to pretend that it’s not there at all. However, the fact of the mater is, nearly 1.5million high school students around the United States have experience some kind of physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. Teen dating violence [...]
Apparently there seems to be no end to the amount of teen couples and the violence that they deal with day to day. In fact, just recently a senior at the University of Virginia, Yeardley Love, was killed by her very rich boyfriend, George Juguely.
The reports online go on to tell the really sad truth [...]
Right now there is one message that the Blount County Task Force Against Domestic Violence is trying to share with teens. This message is: when there is no respect, there is no love. This message is being shared with teens during the National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention week, which kicks off today, Monday, [...]
A new bill that was just recently passed by the state House of Representatives will give teen victims of dating violence more protection. Right now the new bill is being considered by a state Senate committee. However, it’s only going to protect people that are dating others of the opposite sex.
Local gay rights advocates say [...]
One state that has struggled for a long time to reduce its rate of domestic violence among adults is now seeing an increase in abuse among dating teens as well. According to a survey, more than 1 in 6 high school students in South Carolina reported last spring that they had recently been hit or [...]
For many parents right now, teen dating violence is a hot issue. A lot of this comes into view from Hollywood and the music industry, as abusive relationships are uncovered. Parents are now seeing that teen dating violence is a topic that is well worthy of attention for both teen girls and boys.
At a recent [...]