Additionally, during the 12 months before the survey, 1 in 10 teens reported they had been kissed, touched, or physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to at least once by someone they were dating.
Talk to teens about the importance of developing healthy, respectful relationships.
Although many people assume that they will never have to face being in an abusive relationship, one in three teen relationships involves violence.
Almost none of these teens tell their parents, and most teens in abusive relationships don't know where to seek help.
Dating and relationship violence includes any type of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse that occurs between dating partners.