Note: A dating relationship does not require sexual intimacy.
However, the dating relationship must rise above mere casual fraternization in a business, educational, or social context.
Ten percent of high school boys also report having been physically or sexually assaulted by a dating partner, about the same rate reported in earlier surveys, according to a study led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published today in JAMA Pediatrics.
Authors of the new report note that the CDC has changed the way it phrases its questions about teen dating violence, leading more students to report assaults.
If you are filing a dating violence protective order for yourself, you should file it in the district court of the county where you or the other party resides or in the county where the abuse occurred.