Youth groups against dating violence
Dating Violence is the use of harassing, controlling, and/or abusive behavior to maintain power and control over a partner in a romantic relationship.Anyone can be a victim of dating violence, regardless of age, race, or gender.This website is dedicated to youth violence prevention efforts.
Break the Cycle, the national dating violence prevention leader, receives many questions during the month.
[Related: Game Changers Reaches Middle School Boys With Message About Violence Against Women] Start the conversation This may seem obvious, but this step can be overlooked.
Timing and place are important to consider when you decide to begin the conversation.
The use of technology through digital abuse is very prominent among adolescents.
Studies show that 84 percent of participants who reported digital abuse also reported examples of psychological or verbal and emotional abusive behaviors in their relationships.