This is an important question, and one you must ask if you are planning on a long-term commitment to a person. Traveling Traveling together can bring couples closer together, but it can also shed light on some not-so-charming aspects of your new love.We’ve compiled a list of situations where “the real you” emerges—situations that test our nature. A trip is an adventure, and how your mate deals with being out of his or her comfort zone can tell you a lot.
A survey of adolescent and college students revealed that date rape accounted for 67% of sexual assaults and 60% of rapes take place in the victim's home or in that of a friend or relative.
Dating violence seems to decrease once young adults move beyond being a teenager.
Does your significant other like to explore and enjoy the experience of just getting there, or is he/she the camp counselor with a regimented timetable?
Does your partner flip out, cry or whine when you get lost or when the hotel room doesn’t have A/C?
Suppressing the less attractive side of your personality only works for so long. We get angry, irritated, hungry and tired; and when that happens, a different side of us emerges. An opportunity to observe what happens when life throws your partner a curveball.
Does your boyfriend throw a fit when he loses a game of Scrabble?
Now, I understand why women hesitate to initiate anything.
Only a small percentage of single women initiate the first kiss (29 percent), initiate sex for the first time (23 percent) or ask a guy for his number (13 percent).
Many victims of domestic violence, too, are young women.
Experts believe that violence between dating teens is severely underreported.
Many programs also create hotlines through which teens can report abuse or seek assistance.