Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Teen violence that is datingTDV) is a kind of intimate partner physical violence. It does occur between two different people in a relationship that is close.

TDV includes four forms of behavior:

Assault is whenever someone hurts or attempts to harm somebody by striking, kicking, or making use of a different type of real force.
Intimate violence is forcing or trying to force someone to indulge in a sex work, sexual touching, or a non-physical sexual occasion (e.g., sexting) if the partner will not or cannot consent.

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