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Teen dating is a process of courting that prepares and introduces the adolescents into heterosexual activities.Like marriage, it is marked with a wide range of abusive behaviors, which are used by either partner to gain control over the other.
Sierra Landry was a 16-year-old cheerleader with good grades and aspirations of becoming a model when she began dating a schoolmate who would eventually end up harassing, beating and ultimately killing her, Sierra's stepmother, Jessica Landry, told CBS News' Crimesider.
But Sierra's death might have been prevented, says her stepmother, if Sierra had been able to get an order of protection against her ex-boyfriend - something the Landrys' home state of South Carolina prohibits.
It can also be emotional where the partner feels jealousy or tries to control the dressing, walking or speaking style of the other (Jackson, 1999).
In this case the partner is emotionally unstable because the affected partner cannot express his/her desires.
While both teenage boys and girls report acting violently because they were angry, teenage boys are much more likely to use force in order to control their girlfriends, while girls more often act violently in self-defense.