“The study focused on young women and didn’t consider how young men behave, nor did it consider same-sex romantic couples.ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF FAMILIES FOR SAFE DATES, A FAMILY-BASED TEEN DATING ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM, Vangie A. Cornelius and Nicole Resseguie, (volume 20, number 10), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: July 2009. PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTS OF PHYSICAL DATING VIOLENCE AMONG U. THE RATE OF CYBER DATING ABUSE AMONG TEENS AND HOW IT RELATES TO OTHER FORMS OF TEEN DATING VIOLENCE, Janine M. PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION PROGRAMS FOR DATING VIOLENCE: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE, Tara L. Howard, Min Qi Wang and Fang Yan, (42 , pages 311-24), Safety Lit, San Diego, CA: 2007. PREVENTION PROGRAMS ADDRESSING YOUTH DATING VIOLENCE, Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse, University of Calgary, Calgary, CA.Adolescent women feel intense pressure to send sexual images to men, but they lack the tools to cope with their concerns and the potential consequences, according to new research.Sexting, or sending nude or semi-nude sexually suggestive images or messages to others, is a reality for an estimated 15 to 25 percent of teens growing up today. Brown, Feroz Moideen and Jay Silverman, DATING ABUSE PREVENTION IN TEENS OF MOMS WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTION ORDERS, Vangie A. Lee and Chiravath Suchindran, THE EXPERIENCE OF DATING VIOLENCE AMONG LATINO ADOLESCENTS, Chiara Sabina and Carlos Cuevas, Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education and Northeastern University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, April 2013. INTERVENTION IN SCHOOL HEALTH CENTERS IS EFFECTIVE IN COUNSELING TEENS ABOUT ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH OF UPMC STUDY FINDS, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA: December 22, 2014. NONVIOLENT ASPECTS OF INTERPARENTAL CONFLICT AND DATING VIOLENCE AMONG ADOLESCENTS (abstract), Jeanne M. POWER AND CONTROL IN DATING RELATIONSHIPS, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, adapted from the Power and Control Wheel developed by Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs, Duluth, MN.
VERIZON WIRELESS' UHOPELINE EMPOWERS STUDENTS TO BREAK THE SILENCE OF DATING VIOLENCE, Verizon Wireless, February 6, 2012.After analyzing 462 self-reported stories posted to the anonymous online platform AThin Line.org, Thomas found that teen girls who were asked to send nude photographs felt “overwhelmed, confused, tired, bombarded” and trapped between the conflicting pressure of saying both yes and no.Young women were concerned about the repercussions of sending pictures, but those worries were overshadowed by more immediate day-to-day pressures, such as wanting the relationship, promises of love and trustworthiness, persistent requests, anger, harassment, and threats.“Faced with these pressures, young women often acquiesced to young men’s terms for romantic and sexual engagement,” Thomas says.“While many young women took on the responsibility of negotiating these pressures, they were also confused and didn’t have the tools to cope.” In fact, the most common reaction was to ask WSID? ”) Despite the frustrations and concerns, the stories Thomas analyzed indicated that the teen girls were reluctant to seek help from adults because they were embarrassed and feared the adult’s response or legal consequences.