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10/17/16 Dating Violence

Three teens report experiencing some kind of abuse in their romantic relationships.

That includes verbal, emotional and physical abuse.

And there's a newer type called technological abuse.

But many parents don't know to warn their teenagers about it.

Marlie hall has the story.

&lt;&lt; india ortega started dating in high school.

At 14 years old, she was excited to be in what she called a real relationship.

(sot - india ortega / abuse survivor) he was an upper classman, he played sports it didn't take long for the butterflies to fade.

(sot) we would argue a lot, he would raise his voice at me when she tried to break up with him, he posted nude pictures of her on social media.

(sot) i couldn't do anything but cry mh: how did you deal with that?

(reversal cam) io: i had to go to therapy because i started going through depression and anxiety it's a growing type of relationship abuse among teens known as technological abuse.

Stephanie nilva of teen violence prevention organization 'day one' says =half= the people ages 14 to 24 have experienced it.

(sot - stephanie nilva / executive director of day one) young people are now subject to stalking, sexual harassment, disclosure of private pictures, constant texting, where are you, who are you with, where are you going?

India's mother didn't know what was going on for more than a year.

She helped her daughter end the relationship and pursue legal action.

(sot - stephanie cook / india's mom) have an open relationship.

Talk to your children // if you feel that something is going on, keep questioning it.

(sot) i'm excited to meet new people now 18, india is older, wiser and off to college.

(sot) i have my days where i still have anxiety, but i have to reassure myself all of that's done.

You are moving on to bigger and better things.

And she's sharing her story with younger teens to try to keep them out of harm's way.

Marlie hall cbs news new york.

>> ((kaitlin)) as many as 60 percent of young people who are in an abusive relationship don't tell anyone about the abuse.

And as few as three percent report it to an authority.

((kaitlin)) there are




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