Relationship abuse among teenagers is more common than we think.
It’s scary to think that 1 in 3 teens will experience emotional, physical, sexual, or verbal abuse from someone they’re dating. It’s even scarier to realize how few people know warning signs of an abusive relationship. And studies show that a third of teens who experienced dating violence never tell anyone about it.
In February we often focus on Valentine’s Day-fueled ideas of love and happily ever after. But did you know February is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month?
Everyone should know the basic facts and be prepared to talk about dating abuse. We put together a few simple infographics to get you started.