Facts on teenage dating and violence

TRUE or FALSE 8) Teenagers frequently will tell someone about dating violence when it happens to them.

TRUE or FALSE ANSWERS: 1) FALSE Approximately one in five female high school students reports being physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner.

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The prosecutor, not the victim, has sole responsibility for deciding whether or not to press charges against the abuser.

7) FALSE Abusers make decisions about when they will abuse, how frequently they'll abuse, what the severity will be be, and where the abuse will take place.

TRUE or FALSE 4) Dating violence is only physical violence.

TRUE or FALSE 5) Using alcohol or drugs is a cause of dating violence.

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