Teenager dating at age13 to17

01 Oct

Changing relationships are a key aspect of adolescence.The development of adolescent autonomy and identity is illustrated by a search for relationships outside the family (Glass, Fredland, Campbell, Yonas, Sharpes, & Kub, 2003).Dating violence occurs within all communities and crosses socio-economic status, race, religion and/or ethnicity.There are no determining factors in dating violence and thus, any teen can be at risk.

Teen dating violence is beginning to emerge as a focus for healthcare researchers and healthcare providers.Our Whole Lives helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior.It equips participants with accurate, age-appropriate information in six subject areas: human development, relationships, personal skills, sexual behavior, sexual health, and society and culture.The following questions may help point out unhealthy qualities in your relationship.Does this person try to tell you what to do, how to dress, who to hang out with?