Peer advocates can connect you to resources in your area, provide you with helpful websites, help you create a plan to stay safe or just listen to your concerns.All conversations with peer advocates via phone, chat or text are free and confidential.Online dating generates a spectrum of reactions: exhilaration, fatigue, inspiration, fury. The typical American spends more of her life single than married, which means she’s likely to invest ever more time searching for romance online.Many singles compare it to a second job, more duty than flirtation; the word “exhausting” came up constantly. Is there a way to do it more effectively, with less stress?We receive a variety of questions from teens and 20-somethings all over the country. ” No relationship question is off limits, too crazy or embarrassing. You could ask for help for yourself or for a friend in need.
Text* loveis (capitalization does not matter) to 22522.If they suggest something that you don’t think will work for you, don’t be afraid to let them know.After you and your advocate come up with ideas for your situation, the advocate will review them with you and can connect you to a local resource, if you’d like.Our trained peer advocates are available 24/7/365 to offer education, support and advocacy to teens and young adults, as well as their concerned friends and family members, who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.
We also provide information about dating abuse to service providers, counselors, teachers and members of law enforcement.
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