For more information, visit www.loveisrespect.org Repurposing is allowed and encouraged. Please contact loveisrespect for more information. Dating abuse is a big problem, affecting youth in every community across the nation. Inside the dating world of women in the 60s and 70s looking for love from men in their 20s. Dating is a stage of romantic relationships in humans whereby two people meet socially with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in an intimate relationship or marriage.It is a form of courtship, consisting of social activities done by the couple, either alone or with others. The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary. STIs. One in two sexually active persons will contract an STI by age 25. 1 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that nearly 20 million new STIs occur every year in this country, half of those among young people aged 15–24. Published on June 10, 2009, the Troubled Economy Linked to High Levels of Teen Dating Violence & Abuse Survey finds that American teens from across the country are experiencing alarmingly high levels of abuse in their dating relationships, and the economy appears to have made it worse. Youth Violence statistics show teenagers are becoming more violent. This article contains facts and statistics on teen violence across the U.S., risk factors of teens becoming violent, and a profile of a violent child. Crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported based on the location the offence occurred. Crime statistics may be influenced by a wide range of factors; including, but not limited to, population size, infrastructure (such as shopping centres and entertainment precincts), seasonal trends, and the extent to which crime is reported to or detected by police. Article and statistics from the 2000 Census about the history and contemporary characteristics of interracial dating and marriage among Asian Americans. Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images. One in 10 teen girls and one in 11 teen boys admits to having experienced physical violence in a dating relationship in the past year. One in three teens say they know someone who has been physically assaulted or hurt by a dating partner.