As the age students begin to date lowers, so does the age at which violence begins.* Meanwhile, 81% of parents believe dating violence isn’t an issue for teenagers.I believe many of these section of my web site -- for over 70 behaviors linked to a person suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder.When we see the abusive behavior, most of us don't know how to recognize it for what it really is.A 2008 study commissioned by Liz Claiborne and found: Abuse in a dating relationship can be confusing and frightening at any age.But for teenagers, who are just beginning to date and develop romantic relationships, this abuse is especially difficult.
newspaper that one in five teens in a serious relationship report they have been hit, slapped or pushed by a partner. Yet there it is again, the staggering statistics of one person hurting another, beginning at very young ages.
When the abuse is physical or sexual, it can be easy to identify.
Emotional abuse is much harder to recognize, but no less damaging.
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Central Penn Parent asked Crystal Patterson of the YMCA York to tell us about Teen Dating Violence’s impact on our communities, and what parents can do to help.