Romantic relationships are complicated. Maybe this is why so much of
what we read is about them. There’s certainly no shortage of bad role models
and mixed messages in the media these days. Combined with a lack of experience, teens
are most at risk for being in an abusive relationship.
February is National Teen Domestic Violence Month. Abuse can be physical, emotional/psychological,
sexual, and electronic. Studies show that dating abuse begins as early as
11.One in 3 teens (girls and guys) have experienced
dating violence. The rates go up to 45% for college women.
Please click on the links above to learn more or get help.
You’ll also find related materials (fiction and non) in the AFPLS
catalogue - for both teens and parents.