However, these behaviors can become abusive and develop into more serious forms of violence.Teen dating violence [PDF 187KB] is defined as the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking. Teen dating violence (physical and sexual) among US high school students: Findings from the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. As teens develop emotionally, they are heavily influenced by experiences in their relationships.However, the dating relationship must rise above mere casual fraternization in a business, educational, or social context.If you are filing a dating violence protective order for yourself, you should file it in the district court of the county where you or the other party resides or in the county where the abuse occurred.
You are blind to the faults of the other and consumed with being noticed by him or her.The 2013 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey found approximately 10% of high school students reported physical victimization and 10% reported sexual victimization from a dating partner in the 12 months* before they were surveyed. All too often these examples suggest that violence in a relationship is normal, but violence is never acceptable. Utah Code section 78B-7-404(2) provides that a dating violence protective order may prohibit the abuser from threatening to commit or commit any form of violence or abuse against you and any designated family or household member.If this describes your relationship, you may want to step back and reevaluate.NRCDV provides training, both in-person and web-based, to meet the needs of state domestic violence coalitions, their member domestic violence programs and other allied organizations seeking to end domestic violence.