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What Can I Do?

What Can I Do If I Think Someone I Know Is Being Abused?

Advice For Friends

One in three teens reports knowing a friend or peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped or physically hurt by a partner, and 45% of girls know a friend or peer who has been pressured into having either intercourse or oral sex.1 Couple hugging

Someone experiencing dating abuse is often more likely to talk to friends than to school counselors or parents. If you think a friend is being abused by their boyfriend or girlfriend, learn about dating violence and then talk to them.

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  1. Liz Claiborne Inc. 2005. Omnibuzz® Topline Findings-Teen Relationship Abuse Research. Teenage Research Unlimited.