A parent's resource on teen dating violence/abuse
Amy Young, MSN, RN, CNOR
An astonishing 1 in 3 teens have experienced dating violence in their lifetime. Teen dating violence is similar to and can be as lethal as adult relationship violence. Both include hitting, yelling, threatening, name calling, and other forms of verbal, sexual, emotional, physical, and digital abuse. These facts make it extremely important for parents to be aware of abusive relationships.