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Troubling numbers of teens in relationships are further exposed to verbal, emotional, and even physical threats.
• Three out of five (61%) said that they’ve had a boyfriend or girlfriend who made them feel bad or embarrassed about themselves.
A startling 30% reported worrying about their personal physical safety in a relationship.
• A concerning 15% of those who have been in a relationship—and 20% of those who have been in a serious relationship—have been hit, slapped, or pushed by a boyfriend or girlfriend.
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