Conquering Teen Dating Abuse

Teen dating violence, unfortunately, is more common than we think.  It is easy for adults to write teenage relationships off as “childish” or “fleeting,” but the relationships a teenager has will inevitably affect the relationships they will have for the rest of their lives.  According to the U.S. Department of Justice, one in three teens experiences abuse in a dating relationship.  Yes, you read that right:  one in three teens experiences dating abuse.  There are even more shocking statistics about teen dating abuse, including that one in ten teenagers in New York City schools reports experiencing physical or sexual violence in a dating relationship within the past year.… <Read More>