Project celebration continues observance of Teenage Dating Awareness Month

Project celebration continues observance of Teenage Dating Awareness Month

Teenage Dating Awareness Month is the whole month of February. Project Celebration, Inc is joining the nation is helping teens and adults understand the warning signs and that it can happen anywhere.

Digital abuse is real:

All communication in a healthy relationship is respectful, whether in person, online, or over the phone. It’s never okay for your partner to use words or actions to harm you, lower your self-esteem, or manipulate you. Digital dating abuse is the use of technologies like texting and social media to bully, harass, stalk, or intimidate a partner. You never deserve to be mistreated, online or in person.

COVID-19 and its impact

So much has changed with this pandemic, it’s been rough for so many people and especially young people. Many of us find ourselves away from campus, school or work, attending classes online and isolated from our family and friends. COVID-19 puts people at higher risk for abuse, especially digital abuse, because nearly everything we do is online. Any external factors that add stress, isolation, and financial strain can create circumstances where safety is further compromised. COVID-19 is a combination of all threeand is being used by abusive partners to further control and abuse. This makes it even more important for us to connect with and support those who might be experiencing abuse.

 

 

 

 

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