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Recognizing Teen Dating Violence

Why teens may not speak up about the violence

boy hugging knee If your teen is in an abusive relationship, she may not always speak up. There are several reasons teens may want to keep it secret:

Signs your teen is in an abusive relationship

Here are some signs your teen might be in an abusive relationship:

How you can help your teen recognize and leave an abusive relationship

As a parent, you can do a lot to help your teen learn what makes a healthy relationship, and you can also help her build the confidence to leave a partner who isn't treating her right.

Reviewed by: Patrick S. Pasquariello Jr., MD
Date: February 2014

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