Teenagers phone dating
So parents have to be on guard and become familiar with what's going on," said Rania Mankarious, executive director of Crime Stoppers of Houston.
Mankarious says there are many smartphone apps parents need to be aware of.
Don’t Forget About College Students Nearly half (43%) of dating college women report experiencing violent and abusive dating behaviors.
College students are not equipped to deal with dating abuse – 57% say it is difficult to identify and 58% say they don’t know how to help someone who’s experiencing it.
How we communicate, who we meet, and how we meet them.
No two relationships are the same – what is unhealthy in one relationship may be abusive in the next.
A new warning is being issued for parents with teens and smartphones. There are apps disguised as calculators or phone settings, but they're actually digital vaults that help keep certain files and photos hidden."You're always wondering, what do they have access to? Several free apps are giving teens access to a secret folder on their smartphone."We insist that we have access to all their stuff.
We have their passwords so we can see what they're doing," Dean said. "We realize that kids are not 1, but 10 steps ahead of their parents in terms of technology.
It can occur in any relationship, regardless of gender, race, class, age or in LGBT couples.
The abuse can include verbal, emotional, sexual or physical; and can be a combination of any one or all of these. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence.