Prevalence rates in the majority of studies range between 20% and 40% (7).How students are involved in bullying influences their involvement in dating violence and sexual harassment.
Research has shown that there is a link between bullying, dating violence, and sexual harassment.
Being raised in a home where it is acceptable to resolve disputes through aggression provides adolescents with poor problem-solving skills for their own romantic relationships in the future.
As children become adolescents, their behaviors become more complex.
As children develop into adolescents, the topography of bullying develops as well.
Students begin interacting more frequently with opposite-sex peers and romantic relationships emerge.