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Emotional abuse: About one in three teens struggles in a bad relationship

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"Just because someone loves you doesn't mean that they are good for you." -- Unknown.

"Dumb," "Ugly," "Fatty"--ever been called these names by someone you love or seen someone you love called these names?


You are not alone. About one in three high school students has been or will be involved in an abusive relationship, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Teen dating abuse knows no bounds; it impacts all races as well as the rich and poor.

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