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It’s impossible to separate the digital world from the one you build with your partner. Americans check their smartphones about 46 times a day — which can make the devices feel like a third party in a relationship. But your phone and laptop habits can threaten your love life without you even...
Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Do you know if your relationship is healthy? Answer yes or no to the following questions to find out. Make sure to check the boxes to record your responses. At the end, you’ll find out how to score your answers. (Author abstract)...
One in four dating teens is abused or harassed online or through texts by their partners, according to the largest survey to date on the subject. Social networking sites, texts, cell phones, and e-mails haven’t pushed abuse rates up, but they have given abusers another way to control, degrade,...
This article discusses the test of two smartphone applications designed to prevent dating violence and sexual abuse by quickly connecting youth to emergency help. (Author abstract modified)
This resource helps teens determine if they may be in an abusive relationship.
If you’re a youth in foster care, you probably know social media can help you stay in touch with friends and express yourself. But did you know it can also put you at risk? This tip sheet can help you use social media safely. (Author abstract)
Love is respect answers some frequently asked questions on dating basics.
This tip sheet from Love is respect describes obstacles that LGBTQ youth experiencing dating abuse may face in getting help. (Author abstract modified)
This tip sheet from Love is respect describes ways to increase your safety if you are in an abusive relationship, how to prepare for a break-up, how to break up, and tips for after the break-up.