They can talk to their kids about how to manage romantic relationships, and try to be good role models in their own behavior.
But for kids from violent homes or neighborhoods, school and community programs can be crucial.
The findings are based on more than 1,100 kids ages 11 to 17 who were surveyed about a wide range of dating violence.
They were asked not only about physical abuse, but also how often they'd been sexually victimized -- including having a boyfriend or girlfriend pressure them to have sex, or spread "sexual rumors" about them.
29, 2016 (Health Day News) -- Contrary to what many people may think, teenage boys commonly suffer dating violence -- including physical and emotional abuse, a new U. It turned out that boys were about as likely as girls to say they'd been victims of some form of dating violence.