Singer Rihanna was a victim of intimate partner abuse. Last year her face plastered on every newspaper, radio and Internet site after the beating she suffered at the hands of then boyfriend, Chris Brown. Females ages 16-24 are more vulnerable to intimate partner violence than any other age group – at a rate almost triple the national average. (U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Special Report: Intimate Partner Violence and Age of Victim, 1993-99 (Oct.2001, rev. 11/28/01).
Today's guest is Susie Kroll, an expert in teen dating violence, will discuss healthy teen dating relationships and how they translate into strong and healthy adult relationships.
And why parents don't think to have discussions with their dating teenagers about potential threats that can arise and what to do to protect themselves.
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Time: 4:00 PM EST and 3:00 PM CST
You can listen to the show live, and participate in the chat room, the direct link for the show is HERE
We will take your calls live. The number to call in with questions or comments is 347-326-9337
(Susan Murphy Milano, is with the Institute for Relational Harm Reduction & Public Psychopathy Education for more information visit http://www.saferelationships.com/ and is the author of the new book "Time's Up A Guide on How to Leave and Survive Abusive and Stalking Relationships available for purchase at the Institute, Amazon.com and where ever books are sold.)