Follow the links to find out if these statements about teen dating violence are true or false.1) Violence rarely happens in teenage dating relationships.
The abusive partner uses this pattern of violent and coercive behavior to gain power and maintain control over the dating partner.
To end abuse in teen relationships, abusers much be held responsible for their behavior and possess a willingness to change.
3) TRUE Young women between the ages of 16-24 are the most vulnerable to intimate partner violence.
Each state treats young victims of dating abuse differently, but not all ways are equal.
We conducted a nationwide review of state laws and found common trends, both positive and negative, that directly impact the protection of teens.