Despite its prevalence, social scientists have historically limited their research on sexual violence to that affecting young adults ages 18 to 22. Seeking to broaden the scope, University of Michigan researchers ...
I never thought I’d be that dad who wanted to threaten their daughters’ dates, but once I held my eldest girl in my arms, I knew I would do anything to ...
One in two youngsters between 16 and 21 years (or 53%) suffers from physical and sexual abuse while dating, revealed a survey. Almost a similar number (47%) is abused mentally and ...
New US research has found that parents who communicate often and openly with their teens about sex could be encouraging them to practice safer sex later in life. Carried out by ...
According to the National Research Center on Domestic Violence, approximately 1.5 million high school students every year experience physical abuse from a dating partner. Dating violence is a pattern of abusive ...
When it comes to teen dating, boys are more likely to report being the victim of violence — hit, slapped, or pushed — than girls, a new study has found. The ...
About 81 percent of parents who were surveyed either believe that teen dating violence is not an issue or they admit that they do not know if it is an issue, ...
Setting Boundaries in a Relationship Whether you’re casually hooking up or have been going out for a while now, setting boundaries is an important part of any relationship. To have the ...
People who have never been abused often wonder why a person wouldn’t just leave an abusive relationship. They don’t understand that breaking up can be more complicated than it seems. There ...
A healthy relationship is a healthy relationship regardless of your sexual orientation. If you’re wondering about yours, take our relationship quiz and see how you score. Abusers may say that disrespectful ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prom night is a milestone in most teenagers lives, but unfortunately the special evening usually coincides with alcohol consumption and other dangerous behaviors. With prom season in full ...
Almost half of high school students in the United States report that they have had sexual intercourse. That reality — that 47 percent of high school students report having had intercourse ...
Teen dating violence is a serious problem in this country. According to a national survey 10 percent of teens, female and male, were victims of physical dating violence over the past ...
According to DoSomething.org, a third of American teenagers will be in an abusive relationship. February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and the YWCA of Greater Flint wants you to ...
One in three adolescents in the United States is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. That is one statistic about teen dating violence from ...
Briana thought she knew what domestic violence looked like, having seen first hand the devastation it causes, however, when she found herself in a similar situation she wasn’t able to recognize ...
New research about the intense pressure young women face to share nude photos of themselves is raising questions about how we address some of the norms that have taken hold among ...
When high schooler Mackenzie Baldwin met a stranger online, she’d thought she’d found love. Instead, she was nearly led into what could have been a very dangerous situation. She is joined ...
So, what is “sexting”? Well, believe it or not, this is a new rage where teens are sharing sexually risqué messages and/or nude pictures of themselves or others via text or ...