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Beware Teen Dating Violence

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: This Valentine's Day, check in on your child's dating life.
Air Date: 2/12/19
Duration: 17:23
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: David Hill, MD
david hillDr. David Hill is Vice President of Cape Fear Pediatrics in Wilmington, NC, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UNC Medical School.

He serves on the executive committees of the North Carolina Pediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics Council On Communications and the Media.

In addition to writing a monthly column for Wilmington Parent Magazine, Dr. Hill writes and records for multiple websites including as Livestrong.com, eHow.com, and thedoctorsvideos.com. He has three children, ages six, nine, and 11.
Beware Teen Dating Violence
Dating can be thrilling for teens. However, some young relationships can become violent.

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Valentine’s Day can trigger unhealthy behavior in relationships. As teens try to figure out how the world works, they may endure emotional, mental and physical abuse in the name of “love.”

Red Flags
  • Social media controlling
  • Sexting
  • Stalking
  • Cyber bullying
  • Bruises

Open conversation with your child to find out who is being texted and how young relationships are going. Don’t pass judgment but ask questions and listen. You have to be an ally if your teen needs help leaving a bad relationship.

Call 1-800-SAFE or text Love Is Respect at 22522 for help.

Listen as Dr. David Hill joins Melanie Cole, MS to discuss teen dating violence.

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