Take a look at the handout "Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship?
New standards-aligned curriculum will encourage important skills in communication and self-awareness.
These can also be fostered by a teen’s home and community.
For example, higher levels of bonding to parents and enhanced social skills can protect girls against victimization.
They discuss appropriate friendship and dating behaviors, identify and prepare for potential problems, explore the nature of mature interpersonal behavior, practice decision-making and problem solving, and learn other life skills necessary for overall wellness.
A recurring theme is the importance to teens of making informed choices about their relationships, their goals, and the way they live their lives.