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This cycle is about controlling another person within the boundaries of a relationship, and it can be physical, emotional, mental, or even financial.
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In fact, 1 in 10 female high-schoolers say they have been physically abused by a dating partner in the past year.” Although teen dating violence is a problem itself, it is helpful to look at violence as a whole to better understand why, how, and when it happens.
One way of looking at the subject of violence is through what is called the “cycle of violence,” which looks at the different phases of abuse.
One article notes that at least 10 percent of teens have been involved in a violent dating situation and the rising use of technology among teens as young as 12 may be contributing to these numbers. Sexting I is extremely common among teens and contributes to negative risky sexual behaviour, exposure to violence and coercion in young relationships.
In January, a young girl fell victim to the dangers of sexting and was bullied into performing sexual acts after a party.
As with other forms of violence, exposure to dating violence as a teen can lead to problems well into adulthood.
According to the CDC’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violencestudy, about 1 in 5 women and nearly 1 in 7 men who ever experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner, first experienced some form of partner violence between the ages of 11 and 17.
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