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While the information about sexual coercion is limited, it contains accurate answers to questions teens may have about sex and sexuality.
Many of the basic social rules apply to dating and relationships such making conversation, school dance etiquette, talking on the telephone and eating in restaurants.The hidden curriculum is another good place to start.Brenda Smith Myles wrote an excellent book on the subject called The Hidden Curriculum."Faith Trust Institute is a national, multifaith, multicultural training and education organization with global reach working to end sexual and domestic violence." Educating faith communities about sexual violence creates supportive resources for youth.This brief online fact sheet from the Massachusetts Medical Association gives parents some insight into abusive teen relationships and outlines some practical steps they can take to respond and protect their children.
While it uses the outmoded term "date rape," it gives clear messages that empower teens to make informed choices and resist pressure.