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Post by Bryan Buckner"The life of a teen is hard enough without adding an abusive relationship into the equation. But that’s the situation an estimated 1 in 3 teenagers will find themselves in during these life-shaping years." February has been designated teen dating violence month in an effort to draw attention to a growing problem that teens themselves do not necessarily recognize because not all abusive relationships involve a component of physical harm Because of all the social media, cell phones and everything is much more difficult for teens to get away from...
Post by Bryan BucknerHere is an opinion piece about Teen Dating Violence a subject that has gotten a lot of attention lately. About one in three teens will be emotionally, verbally, physically or sexually abused by a dating partner. Even if this never happens to the teen in your life, it’s likely they’ll know someone in an abusive relationship. If teens would respect themselves and their partner, treat each other as equals, show trust rather than jealousy, resolve conflicts with open communication and not violence, allow for personal space and respect each other’s...
Post by Bryan BucknerAbout 10 years ago the Liz Claiborne Corporation did a comprehensive study about teenage dating and the perils associated with it such as assaults that are normally connected to domestic violence. Recently there was another study done and the conclusions and facts presented were almost exactly the same. What does that mean? That nothing has gotten better for young women in their dating relationships! Teenage girls are at a high risk of relationship violence. Some of the facts are: 1. 15% of high school girls reports being abused by their...assault assault prevention assault prevention tips female self defense most popular self-defense products for women non-lethal self-defense nonlethal self defense Pepper Spray Pepper Sprays personal defense product personal safety personal security Self Defense teen dating violence teen relationship violence women's self defense