Statistics about dating abuse
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2003.  Tween and Teen Dating Violence and Abuse Study, Teenage Research Unlimited for Liz Claiborne Inc.
(2014) February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Explore this section to learn the basics of dating, healthy relationships and drawing the line before abuse starts.A good partner is not excessively jealous and does not make you feel guilty when you spend time with family and friends.  Liz Claiborne Inc., Conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited, (February 2005). The Santa Clara County Juvenile Domestic and Family Violence Court, Journal of the Center for Families, Children & the Courts. Family Violence Prevention Fund and Advocates for Youth. Additional new research shows teens who abuse their girlfriends and boyfriends often share a past as middle-school bullies.
These findings, to be presented today in Honolulu at a meeting of the American Psychological Association, are the latest to shed light on a problem that has only come out of the shadows in recent years.
"The act of love is to say: I want you to be who you are." The act of abuse is to say: "I want you to be who I want you to be." It is that simple. Gill Teen dating violence is the act or threat of violence by one member of an unmarried couple on the other member within a dating relationship.
This can include any form of sexual, physical, verbal, emotional, financial, and/or digital abuse.
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency Focus.
Interpersonal and Physical Dating Violence among Teens.
Researchers and educators eager to stop violent patterns early — and reduce abuse not only among teens but among the adults they will become — already are testing programs that teach younger children and teens how to have healthier relationships.