Facts about dating in high school
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
Bullying is one of the biggest challenges that teens are facing.
Teen dating violence can be very dangerous - sometimes lethal.
Results of teen dating violence and sexual assault include serious physical harm, emotional damage, sexually transmitted disease, unwanted pregnancy, and death.
Research shows that teen girls are not as likely to be as abusive as teen boys.
Teen boys are far more likely to initiate violence and teen girls are more likely to be violent in a case of self-defense.Unfortunately, many teens are forced to deal with bullying while their parents and teachers are unaware on the specific nature and severity of the problem in their school.