Hey, Mom and Dad… Parents’ perspectives on teens, dating and dating violence

  |  Topic: Family, Parents, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates

A lot of parents believe that if their teens were in an abusive relationship they would be comfortable telling them, but is that really the case? Jason, from VOX Investigates, explores the parents’ perspectives around teens, dating and dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, 81 percent of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue, or admit they don’t know it’s an issue, even though almost “1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.”

Hear What Black Boys Think About Dating Violence

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Guy Code, Identity, Race/Ethnicity, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates

Partnership Against Domestic Violence is an organization based in Atlanta that educates young people about healthy relationships. They held a summit in March for Atlanta’s youth to talk about dating violence. I got to chat with some teenage boys — who happen to be black – about what they learned and hope to learn. Click […]

Behaviors & Traits of a Domestic Abuser

  |  Topic: Guy Code, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates
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  “So, it’s really a sense of accomplishment, of power…” says Ulster Douglas, executive director of the organization Men Stopping Violence, when asked how domestic abusers feel about their actions. When it comes to dating and domestic violence, our attention is usually focused on the victim. The victim is never at fault, but finding out […]