However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.Examples of teen dating violence include physical and emotional harm, as well as stalking.
Learn about Coaching Boys into Men, a program of Futures Without Violence.— February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month.Teen dating violence is reported as extremely common and starts as early as 11 years old.Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a "normal" part of a relationship.
Louisiana Policy In 2010, House Bill 46, Act 321, established that each school year the governing authority of each public school shall provide to students in grades seven through twelve, enrolled in Health Education, age- and grade-appropriate classroom instruction relative to dating violence. Associations of dating violence victimization with lifetime participation, co-occurrence, and early initiation of risk behaviors among U.