Teen dating statistic

A new Pew Research Center survey of 13- t0 17-year-olds examines how teens flirt, date and even break up in the digital age.Here are six key findings: When it comes to meeting romantic partners, most teens do this offline.Half of teens (50%) say they have friended someone on Facebook or another social media site as a way to show romantic interest, while 47% have expressed attraction by liking, commenting on or interacting with that person on social media.Additionally, 55% of teens say they show interest in someone by flirting with them in person.Only 8% of teens say they have met a romantic partner online.For the small share of teen daters who have met a romantic partner over the internet, Facebook was cited more than any other social media site as a way that teens connect with potential partners.

While there are no gender differences when it comes to removing an ex from their phone contact list or blocking a former partner from texting them, teen girls with relationship experience (44%) are more likely than their male counterparts (31%) to block or unfriend an ex on social media. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. [15] Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence. Attorney Generals Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence. (2014) February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Teens also flirt by sharing something funny or interesting with their crush online (46%) or sending flirtatious messages (31%).Less popular flirting tactics include making their crush a music playlist (11%), sending flirty or sexy pictures or videos of themselves (10%) or making a video (7%). Nearly three-quarters (72%) of teen daters say they spend time texting with their partner daily.

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