Statistics for dating abuse

26-Nov-2017 02:59

The immediate scenario that pops into your head is likely not a teen or pre-teen couple.

Dating violence was defined as being hit, slapped or hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend.Adolescent girls who reported dating violence were 60 percent more likely to report one or more suicide attempts in the past year, the survey found, and males who reported sexual assault were four times as likely to have attempted suicide.