4 facts you should know about Teen Dating Violence

[My Sister’s House]

Teen Dating Violence is more common than you think

  • 1)  1 in 3 girls in the US is a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence.
  • 2)  Only 33% of teens who were in an abusive relationship ever told anyone about the abuse. [Statistics from loveisrespect.org]
  • 3)  50% of 14-24 year-olds have experienced digital dating abuse.
  • 4)  Teaching young people about healthy relationships & ways to avoid physical dating violence can reduce physical & sexual dating violence by 60%. [Statistics from justsayyes.org]