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!

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