Teens and dating survey


There is a misconception that alcohol, other drugs, anger or stress cause dating violence because these factors often accompany the violence.



Answer Question #8: List ways to hold abusers responsible for their abusive behavior.Developing relationships, especially the romantic kind, are a fundamental part of growing up.Social media and mobile technology now permeate the lives of many teens, including their romantic relationships.Half of teens (50%) say they have friended someone on Facebook or another social media site as a way to show romantic interest, while 47% have expressed attraction by liking, commenting on or interacting with that person on social media.

Additionally, 55% of teens say they show interest in someone by flirting with them in person.

Girls are also more likely than boys to untag or delete photos from a previous relationship (46% vs.