It can occur in person or electronically and might occur between a current or former dating partner.
Several different words are used to describe teen dating violence.
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Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2015.
Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name-calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.
The phone operator/agent will then have the option of using ‘Extend-a-Call’ which allows the Customer to purchase additional time via the payment module by simply pressing ‘33’ on their keypad.
Example: The Customer presses ‘33’ on their keypad The call timer is paused.
A CDC Report found among victims of contact sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner, nearly 23% of females and 14% of males first experienced some form of violence by that partner before age 18. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen.