Emotional dating violence
Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships may contribute to negative consequences.
Research focused on the consequences of teen dating violence have similar limitations as those focused on identifying risk factors for teen dating violence making it difficult to make causal connections between teen dating violence and certain outcomes.
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Talk to teens now about the importance of developing healthy, respectful relationships.
Teen dating violence can be prevented, especially when there is a focus on reducing risk factors as well as fostering protective factors, and when teens are empowered through family, friends, and others (including role models such as teachers, coaches, mentors, and youth group leaders) to lead healthy lives and establish healthy relationships.
It is important to create spaces, such as school communities, where the behavioral norms are not tolerant of abuse in dating relationships.
Teen dating violence can be prevented when teens, families, organizations, and communities work together to implement effective prevention strategies.
Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and promote healthy relationships with CDC’s online resources.