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In Their Own Words: What is Dating Abuse?

Dating abuse affects one in three young people. What form can it take? How do teens know if they're in an abusive relationship? How can they help a friend who is in one? Be Smart. Be Well. posed these questions to 15 middle, high school and college students, and got a lot of answers. Watch the video above. Abuse spans all ages. Watch the video above and Ask the Expert. Abuse spans all ages. Watch Bessie, Carolyn and Kari's Story.

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National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) 1.800.787.3224 (TTY)

National Dating Abuse Helpline 1.866.331.9474, text “loveis” to 22522 or chat online at 



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