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Just Say YES speakers are dedicated to reducing these numbers through presenting ways of effectively addressing boundaries in dating, refusal skills, and establishing a positive circle of friends.
Breakup violence among teens is a crime that has no zip code. A relationship ends and what happens is an emotional surge of uncontrollable anger.
Choose focuses on preventing dating abuse by educating 11- 14-year-olds about healthy relationships.
Women between the ages of 16 and 24 are at greatest risk of becoming teen dating abuse victims.Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination. The immediate scenario that pops into your head is likely not a teen or pre-teen couple.In February, romance is typically associated with Valentine’s Day.But for some teens, a dating partner can prove to be abusive rather than affectionate.At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime with the abuser usually someone known to her.