If you check more than two below you may want to get help.
You can also take a variety of relationship quizzes regarding your relationship at
Digital dating abuse is the use of technology such as texting and social media to stalk, harass or intimidate a partner.
This behavior is a form of emotional or verbal abuse that is being perpetrated in an online setting.
Most teens with romantic relationship experience are not sexually active.The excitement of being in a relationship can stop you from seeing the warning signs of abuse.Remember, you don't have to have broken bones or a black eye to be abused. Additionally, 38% of all known cases of child abuse and/or neglect involve the father, and growing up with a father who is abusive or “silent” can be as damaging as growing up with no father at all. Census Bureau, one-third of all American children are growing up without their biological fathers.Dating and experience with romance are relatively common – but far from universal – among teens ages 13 to 17.Some 35% of teens have some type of experience in a romantic relationship, a figure that includes current and former daters, as well as those in serious and less-serious relationships.The survey asked about three different categories of romantic relationships and found: Some 64% of teens indicate that they have never been in a romantic relationship of any kind (and 1% declined to provide their relationship status).The 35% of teens who say they are either currently involved with a romantic partner or have ever dated, hooked up with or had a romantic relationship with someone will serve as the focus of the remainder of this report.Dating abuse occurs over all ethnicities, genders, sexual identities, economic statuses, and religious preferences.About TEAR: Our Mission Why Teens Need Us Request a Presentation TEAR Curriculum FAQs History TEAR Members Dating Abuse: Understanding Dating Abuse Who Is At Risk Statistics Warning Signs: Am I at Risk? A famous Australian infant photographer, Anne Geddes, said, “Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” Growing up without a dad is what this website is all about.Taken from the Campus Climate for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People, 2003 The Policy Institute of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Crimes committed in 2002 due to bias against the victim’s perceived sexual orientation represent 16.7 percent of reported hate crime incidents – the highest level in the 12 years since the agency began collecting these statistics—according to data released Oct.One NIJ-funded study examined the prevalence of dating violence among 5,647 teens (51.8 percent female, 74.6 percent Caucasian) from 10 middle schools and high schools (representing grades 7-12) throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. "Partner Violence Among Adolescents in Opposite-Sex Romantic Relationships: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health." 91 (October 2001): 1679-1685.