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Teen Dating Violence

Dating abuse is a pattern of destructive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. While we define dating violence as a pattern, that doesn’t mean the first instance of abuse is not dating violence. It just recognizes that dating violence usually involves a series of abusive behaviors over a course of time.

Read Attorney General Steve Bullock’s letter recognizing February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month!

Calendar of upcoming national webinars and events in February to raise awareness of the issue.

For more information visit: www.loveisrespect.org

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