While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.The data has been gathered from such sources as blogs, online newspaper and magazine articles, company financial statements, company advertising information packages, the actual dating service website, and multiple website measurement services.Love involves much more than physical attraction, and takes time to develop.
Sometimes abusers use technology—texting, calls, instant messages, or social networking sites—to check up on a partner and try to control their behavior.FACT: You may feel flattered if your boyfriend or girlfriend acts jealous or constantly texts you to see where you are and who you're with, but jealousy and possessiveness are not signs of love.They're signs of insecurity, and a need to control you. A person who wants to have sex with you does not necessarily love you.Welcome to Do Something.org, a global movement of 5.5 million young people making positive change, online and off! The 11 facts you want are below, and the sources for the facts are at the very bottom of the page. According to the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline, teen dating violence (TDV) is a pattern of behavior that someone uses to gain control over his or her dating partner.