Abuse in teenage dating relationships
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However, physical, psychological and sexual violence in teenage relationships is still a very real problem.
And a Portuguese study has revealed that 31% of girls age 15 to 16-years-old experience sexual violence in relationships.
Psychological victimisation – including hostile attitudes, intimidation or restrictive control – is the most prevalent type of relationship violence that young people (aged 14-20) experience.
Adolescence is a time to fall in love, to have our hearts broken and learn how to mend them again.
It’s the time when our peer group is most important to us.