Staggering Statistics: Did You Know Dating Abuse Affects 1 In 3 Teens?

A saddened teen girl sitting outsideResearch shows that one in three teens will be abused by a dating partner.

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Despite the prevalence of this problem, few parents are discussing the topic with their children. In fact, according to Mary Kay’s recent “Don’t Look Away” survey, three out of four parents have never had a conversation about domestic violence with their children.

“It’s our hope that by removing the awkward feelings between parents and teens about this topic, we’ll be able to provide education and support for young people and stop the cycle of abuse before it starts.”