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Additionally, once teens experience violence in one relationship, they are at significant risk for experiencing violence in another relationship. It is critical that teachers, parents, coaches or any others in a teen's life maintain awareness and take action to get help when it occurs.Teen dating violence is a serious issue affecting young people in our communities Each year, 1 in 3 teens in the U. is a victim of verbal, physical, emotional or sexual abuse from a dating partner.Violent relationships in adolescence can have serious ramifications by putting the victims at higher risk for substance abuse, eating disorders, risky sexual behavior and adult re-victimization.Abusive dating relationships hurt not only the young people victimized but also their families, friends, schools and communities.Buzz Feed News has reached out to Anna's father for comment.Anna said all the attention has been "stressful and a bit unbelievable at times." She said the hard part has been some people assume she is racist too.
According to additional research sponsored by the National Institute of Justice, high school students who bullied others were likely to perpetrate sexual, verbal, and physical dating violence.Anna lived with her father for some time when she was younger after her parents divorced, but moved back in with her mother when she was a young teenager.Since then, she and her father have not had much of a relationship, she said."He had always been openly racist around me when I was growing up in his household, but it never really occurred to me what it exactly meant to be racist," she said.Anna said she hopes her story sends a message that "we need to fight for what is right.""Racism against all races needs to end.We can be the change, and if you have a family member or anyone that 'disowns' you because of who you love or associate with then forget them, people will support you through this," she said.