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Teen Dating Violence

Addressing Campus Sexual Assault Must Be a Coordinated Effort

Tony West | Posted 07.13.2014 | College
Tony West

We know that a coordinated community response -- one that relies on partnerships with student groups, campus police, community victim services organizations, campus ministries, and school officials -- is what is required to turn the tide on this issue.

Two Sides to a Statistic

Beth Morrison | Posted 05.28.2014 | Impact
Beth Morrison

It is critical that we are able to educate our adolescents about the root causes and impact of dating violence. And it is critical that we be cautious about our use of language when we do so.

Boy Interrupted

Beth Morrison | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Beth Morrison

Interrupting the socialization systems rooted in the belief of what it means to "be a man" isn't easy. It begins with developing a healthier model of adult masculinity and manhood that's rooted in forming equitable relationships between all sexes, gender identities and expressions.

Deadly Breakups: How to Talk About Teen Dating Violence

Mimi Golub | Posted 02.12.2014 | Women
Mimi Golub

We need to explain to our daughters that a boyfriend who cuts her off from friends and family is not a good man. We have to make our teens understand that punching a wall or name-calling can lead to violence. It is never OK to go alone to visit a depressed or aggressive ex. Parental advice can save lives.

You Talk to Your Kids About Safe Sex... What About Safe Relationships?

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

Early adolescence is the critical juncture to talk to our children about what constitutes a healthy relationship. If you are worried about your teen talk, with their health care professional who can then put you in touch with local agencies that deal with partner and family violence.

Teen Dating Violence Is More Common Than You Thought

Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laurie Sue Brockway Boys push, hit hard, and twist arms. Girls tend to slap, choke, and yell. Regardless of the method, dating violence has ...

No One Will Love You More Than I Do

Haley Robinson | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Haley Robinson

February is teen dating violence awareness month, and it reminds me of what are still the most harrowing four years of my life. One in four teens self-reports physical, verbal, emotional or sexual abuse every year.

When 'Love' Kills: Teen Dating Abuse

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 03.19.2013 | Crime
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I've been planning my 30th high school reunion, searching high and low for class of 1983 graduates. This has brought up a lot of things for me: How qu...

Study: Adolescent Dating Violence Not High Priority For Most High Schools

Posted 07.24.2012 | Education

A study out of Ball State University has found that most schools do not consider adolescent dating violence a high-priority issue, with 81.3 percent o...

1 in 6 U.S. Students Age 12 Are Victims Of Dating Violence

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2012 | Education

By Cynthia Johnston March 29 (Reuters) - U.S. middle School students age 12 have experienced alarming rates of physical violence at th...

WATCH: The Shocking New Teen Rape PSA

Posted 03.07.2012 | Teen

"If you could see yourself, would you see rape?" With this question, a controversial new ad campaign in the UK aims to change the way teens view rape....

'Linsanity' Hits Palo Alto High School!

| Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

Lizzie Schiffman

Shocking Number Of Local Teens In Abusive Relationships

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 02.16.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO--"I don’t know why Rihanna complained, Chris Brown could beat me anytime he wanted to.” This Tweet and similar others circulated in th...

PDA At School: Romantic Or Awkward?

| Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

Having "The Talk" With Your Kids

Elizabeth Miller, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2012 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Miller, M.D., Ph.D.

Have you had "the talk" with your children? If this question instantly makes you think of the classic birds-and-bees chat, I was actually talking about the healthy relationship chat.

1 In 10 High School Students Say They've Experienced Dating Violence

| Laura McMullen | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

To many, February is the month of love, as grocers stock up on heart-shaped candies, florists order red roses, and restaurants book a flood of Valenti...

Teen Dating Violence

Christine Bork | Posted 04.02.2012 | Chicago
Christine Bork

Let's make sure we are teaching our sons and daughters that violence in relationships is not normal, and not OK.

February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Ludy Green, Ph.D | Posted 03.31.2012 | Parents
Ludy Green, Ph.D

Because teenage years are difficult (and secretive) enough as it is, there are warning signs that every parent and teacher can and should look for.

Start the Conversation: Ending Teen Dating Violence

Paul Robinson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Chicago
Paul Robinson

If we want our young people to have successful relationships, we need to talk to them about it. After all, you can't expect someone to succeed in a subject they've never been taught.

How Rihanna Can Silence Her Critics and Give a Voice to Victims of Domestic Violence

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women
Lois Alter Mark

Since her brutal real-life attack, the public has expected Rihanna to be a role model for the millions of young fans who hang on her every lyric. But what has happened instead is actually way more enlightening.

Dating Violence? Maybe Not But MTV's 16 & Pregnant Does Not Make Me LOL

Marjorie Gilberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marjorie Gilberg

There is nothing funny about dating violence. We need to eliminate the stereotypes about dating abuse and spread the truth -- anyone can be a target, anyone can be a perpetrator.