Adapted from Violence/ Some adolescents get involved in unhealthy dating relationships.
One in 10 adolescents reported being hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once in the previous year.
Machismo takes forms in various ways and often is culturally ingrained within Latinx communities.
Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations.
Over time, controlling and demanding behavior may become increasingly violent and that violence can have negative effects on physical and mental health throughout life (including depression, eating disorders and suicidal thoughts).
My people are from the world’s newest nation of South Sudan and we carry our culture everywhere we go.
How to Help Teens Dealing with Dating Violence Teens who are in an abusive relationship may have a difficult time getting help.Online courses provide key info on bullying, dating violence Two interactive distance-learning courses, Bullying 101 and Teen Dating Violence 101, provide key information about bullying, cyber bullying, and dating violence and explain how to create safe, healthy environments and relationships.