This often leads to physical abuse and sometimes murder.
Teen dating violence is both cause and effect for deeper cycles of domestic violence that began at an early age.
The goal of The Mary Kay Foundation is to break the silence on violence against women by providing resources that promote a greater understanding of the issue and effect social change.
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Teens often think some behaviors, like teasing and name calling, are a “normal” part of a relationship.
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