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posted by on Bullying, Cyberbullying, Dating, Love is Respect, Parenting Teens, Teen dating, Teen Dating Abuse, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Most think of dating violence as physical or verbal, however with today’s technology we need to consider the digital form of abuse that our youth are now struggling and suffering with. Digital dating abuse is the use of technologies such as texting and social networking to bully, harass,stalk […]

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“….we teach kids about tornado drills, fire drills, bus drills, yet nothing on sexual abuse….” says Erin Merryn, author and survivor after being abused and molested as a child. Erin Merryn is a champion that is not only changing laws in our country, she is educating parents, schools  and children about sexual abuse prevention programs. […]

posted by on Chatting online, Cyber dating, Cyber Safety, Cybersafety, Internet profile, Internet Safety, Internet Scams, Love is Respect, Online Dating, Online Safety, Online Scams, Online Security, Parenting, Parenting Blogs, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Teen dating

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A recent study in the journal Pediatrics revealed that a third of teenage girls have met in person with someone they originally met online. Thanks to video apps like Vine and video-chatting software like Skype, verifying a person’s identity online is much easier than it was in the past. But teenagers are still at risk […]

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Love is Respect, Parenting, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, teen relationships

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. A recent study shows that young men who frequently bully their peers are also more likely to perform acts of domestic violence as adults. Parents, schools and our community need to know there are many resources they can reach-out to for  valuable information to offer teens about relationships.  […]

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Prevention Month. You deserve to be in a safe and healthy relationship, whether in person or online. If your partner is digitally abusive, know their behavior is not acceptable and could be illegal. Check out our tips below for staying safe on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, foursquare […]