These consequences can either be short term or long term to the affected individual (Offenhauer & Buchalter, 2011).
Perpetrators are more likely to continue with violence in their later years while victims are more likely to be involved in abusive relationships.
This form of violence can manifest itself in many ways and it ranges from mental and physical to sexual abuse.
Dating violence has a great deal of effects on the mental health of teenagers.
The biggest threat about teenage dating is their inability to maintain a relationship.
Teenagers mostly, do not understand the necessity of sustaining a relationship over a period of time.