Several years ago, it was the news that online dating seemed to be finding its way to teens, with disastrous results.
In 2012, the friend-finding and dating app Skout temporarily shut down its teen component after three teen users reported that men posing as teenagers on the app raped and sexually assaulted them.
“I don’t think high school kids use dating apps…that’s more for adults,” one high school senior from Ohio told us.
Kids with learning and attention issues benefit from explicit instruction.
What sacrifices will I have to make in terms of being myself, if I'm with a man? When you sit down across from someone on a first date and things are going alright, you talk objectives.
Something that young women find out really quickly is that when you start dating, all of a sudden you're supposed to have a role. We want to win each other over, so how do you win someone over? Chris Pine An important part of dating is communicating.
These presentations help teens recognize potentially abusive relationships, better understand what creates a healthy relationship, and gain an understanding of how the cycle of violence may apply to their lives.
Provided to teens in school and community settings, they represent a critical component of our efforts to support young people in breaking the cycle of violence through prevention and intervention.