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Challenge Yourself : Dating Abuse Quiz

Do you know what dating abuse looks like?

Young love can be exciting and, sometimes, abusive. One in four adolescents report verbal, emotional, physical or sexual abuse from a dating partner. Unfortunately, many teens are reluctant to tell an adult about abuse, and many adults miss the warning signs of dating violence. Take this quiz to see how much you know about teen dating violence.

1. Victims of teen dating violence confide in other teens.

2. Victims of teen dating violence are more likely to abuse drugs, have eating disorders and attempt suicide.

3. Technology (mobile phones, social networking sites, etc.) has made teen dating abuse more prevalent and hidden.

4. One in 10 girls who have been in a serious relationship say they’ve been concerned about being hurt by their partner.

5. One in five girls who have been in a relationship say they’ve been text messaged up to 30 times by a partner checking up on them.

6. Does your teen:




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