An online dating service is a company that provides specific mechanisms (generally websites or applications) for online dating through the use of Internet-connected personal computers or mobile devices.
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.
Often coming from “La mujer […] Youth of all shapes and forms have voices that carry truth and passion. It gets buried in single story stereotypes and societal norms that tells us power comes with age or in the form of a white male.
Digital dating abuse is the use of technology such as texting and social media to stalk, harass or intimidate a partner.
Tinder and Kik are among the most popular chat apps, and Ok Cupid is a popular social and dating website (that now has an app).
All three of these are free to download and use, but Ok Cupid has some features that can only be accessed by paying to upgrade to an “A-list User”.
Tinder uses GPS and your current location to find people around you who also use the app.
You can swipe their picture to the left if you’re not interested, or to the right if you want to chat.
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.
I remember being a 15-year-old kid on Myspace, with all of the worry that surrounds getting into a sticky situation after agreeing to meet up with someone on the site.
My people are from the world’s newest nation of South Sudan and we carry our culture everywhere we go.
I love and embrace my culture because that is what I grew up to do and I feel like it has made me the person I am today.