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

  |  Topic: Family, Parents, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates
Written By: Jason Crichton

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.”

Poetry Finalist: “This one’s for all the little Latin kids who never came home-“

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Contests, Culture, Family, Identity, International, Parents, Poetry
Written By: Natalie Patterson
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— for whatever reason. Maybe they misplaced something on the/ kitchen counter/ or forgot to leave something there.

The Freaks Come Out at Night

  |  Topic: Advice, General, I heart ATL, Parents, Personal, Videos
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I’m very comfortable with driving because I’ve had tons of practice with my parents on and off the highway. My parents are trying really hard to continue to give me the freedom to go where I please when I please, and they’ve been giving me that for most of my life and I am totally appreciative. But you know how parents are.