The days of teens bringing a homemade Valentine to school to give to their crush on February 14th are long past.
Teens who suffer dating abuse often go on to endure unhealthy, abusive relationships as adults later in life., “23 percent of females and 14 percent of males who ever experienced rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner, first experienced some form of partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age.”from a dating partner every year in the United States.
Dating abuse far exceeds other types of abuse that teens face — one in three adolescents is the victim of physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse from a romantic partner.
created solely on physical attraction and geographic location.
Essentially, one user sees a profile picture of another who they find attractive and is in close proximity, and they reach out to hook up.
Parents who monitor can see who their kids are talking to, what they’re talking about and prevent them from making potentially disastrous decisions, such as revealing their location or personal details.