Raising Awareness

How can I take a stand for healthy relationships?

Begin by educating yourself; you then have the power and knowledge to educate your family…

Copy and Post one of the following teen dating violence statistics onto your Facebook or Twitter:

  • Nearly 1.5 million high school students across the country experience physical violence at the hands of a dating partner each year (loveisrespect.org).
  • One in three teens has experienced physical, verbal, emotional or sexual abuse from a boyfriend or girlfriend (loveisrespect.org)
  • Younger women are significantly more likely (11%) to be victims of intimate partner violence than women in other age groups (DOJ BJS).
  • Victims of teen dating violence are more likely to do poorly in school, binge drink, attempt suicide, and get into physical fights (CDC).

Blog about it! Possible topics:

  • What do you want your ideal relationship to look like?
  • How do you define Love?
  • What does respect mean to you?
  • How much jealousy is too much?

Download and Share one of the following teen dating violence images onto your Facebook or Twitter: