Quotes about teenage dating violence

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Check out That’s Not Cool on Facebook and Twitter, along with following the hashtag #teen DVmonth, to stay in the loop.

Beyond just this month, you can also become an adult ally of That’s Not Cool and encourage the teens you know to become an ambassador.

But what about that teen who’s being bombarded with text messages from a significant other – is that just normal behavior or perhaps a sign of “textual harassment”?

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and despite startling statistics—such as nearly 60 percent of teens know someone who has been physically, sexually, or verbally abusive in a dating relationship—the good news is that adults can play a role in encouraging healthy dating behavior.

There’s a phrase, “the elephant in the living room,” which purports to describe what it’s like to live with a drug addict, an alcoholic, an abuser.

So what can you do to help teens maintain healthy relationships?

Get Involved with That’s Not Cool Throughout this month, That’s Not Cool – in partnership with Love Is Respect and Break the Cycle – will be hosting numerous activities (here’s a calendar) for you and the teens in your life to raise awareness.

Someone else is in control of your life, just as assuredly as if you were a slave obeying orders.

Dating violece among teenagers is not a rare event.

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