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Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

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.

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.

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...

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....

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.

When a Girl Dies

Madeline Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Madeline Wheeler

Should we be expected to acknowledge the 579 girls and young women murdered annually in America? I think so.

What Good is a Month?

Marjorie Gilberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marjorie Gilberg

I don't want to discount the effort it takes to get the federal government to declare a national Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. Yet I wonder, now that we have it, what good is it going to do us?