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Dating violence crosses all racial, economic and social lines and can be physical, sexual, economic or psychological.
Early intervention is thought to be essential to helping young people develop healthy, respectful relationships with their partners.
Few of us are used to asking teenagers about their dating practices.
Yet there is growing evidence that teens are abused by their boyfriends and girlfriends at rates comparable to those of long term adult relationships.
The following resources can help promote knowledge about teen dating violence, facilitate effective intervention and prevention, and give guidance on seeking or providing help.