Dating Violence Statistics

Break the Cycle is proud to have been granted the Love is Not Abuse campaign from Fifth and Pacific (formerly Liz Claiborne, Inc.). It is thus with great pleasure that we present their years of hard work and research excellence:

College Dating Violence and Abuse Poll

Published on September 14, 2011, the College Dating Violence and Abuse Poll finds that a significant number of college women are victims of violence and abuse, but students don't know how to help their friends and themselves get out of abusive relationships.

Troubled Economy and Teen Dating Abuse

Published on June 10, 2009, the Troubled Economy Linked to High Levels of Teen Dating Violence & Abuse Survey finds that American teens from across the country are experiencing alarmingly high levels of abuse in their dating relationships, and the economy appears to have made it worse.

Tween Dating Relationship Survey

Published on July 8, 2008, the Tween and Teen Dating Violence and Abuse Study finds that Dating relationships and dating abuse start by age 11, much earlier than expected.

Workplace and Domestic Violence Survey

Published on September 21, 2007, the Corporate Leaders & America's Workforce on Domestic Violence Survey finds that a significant majority of corporate executives and their employees from the nation's largest companies recognize the harmful and extensive impact of domestic violence in the workplace, yet only 13% of corporate executives think their companies should address the problem.

Technology & Teen Dating Abuse Survey

Published on February 7, 2007, the Technology & Teen Dating Abuse Survey finds an alarming number of teens in dating relationships are being controlled, threatened and humiliated through cell phones and the Internet with unimaginable frequency.

Bystander Survey

Published on September 26, 2006, the Bystander Survey finds Approximately two-thirds of Americans say it is hard to determine whether someone has been a victim of domestic abuse (64%) and want more information about what to do when confronted with domestic violence (65%).

Teen Dating Abuse Survey, 2006

Published on March 12, 2006, the Teen Dating Abuse Survey, 2006 finds that alarming numbers of teens experience and accept abusive behavior in dating relationships and that the problem gets worse as teens get older and into more serious relationships.

Teen Dating Abuse Survey, 2005

Published on June 9, 2006, the Teen Dating Abuse Survey, 2005 finds teens making a compelling call for help from an overwhelming majority of teens who state that physical and verbal abuse is a serious issue for them.