If you check more than two below you may want to get help.You can also take a variety of relationship quizzes regarding your relationship at Some teens experience dating violence as early as 11 years old!** A common misconception about abuse is that it is one-sided.“That will never happen to my kid.” Have you ever said those words out loud or thought them to yourself as you witness another family’s tragedy from afar?The alarming truth is that one in three teens experiences dating violence.
Remember, you don't have to have broken bones or a black eye to be abused. Do you suspect that your teen might be involved in a violent relationship? Here are some basic truths about teen dating violence that you should know. It can occur in person or electronically and may occur between a current or former dating partner.”* Teens are especially vulnerable as violence, name-calling, and other unhealthy ways of relating can become trivialized and normalized if not addressed, leading to a potential lifetime of experiencing less than ideal romantic relationships.Kentucky should expand protective order statute to allow persons who are dating, or have dated, but who have never lived together, and do not have a child in common, to petition for protective orders.Supported by the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association in partnership with Kentucky Equality Federation.