The Need For Intimacy Education™
Bullying, Cyber-Bullying, SExtortion, "Revenge" Porn, Teen dating violence, Sexual Assault, Sexting...
all of these are clearly void of real intimacy.
- Over 13 million American teens will be a victim of bullying or cyberbullying in 2017 (Megan Meier Foundation.org)
- 64% of students enrolled in weight-loss programs reported experiencing weight-based victimization (Puhl, Peterson, & Luedicke, 2012).
- 85% of LGBT youth reported experiencing some form of bullying or harassment at school (Zweig, Dank, Lachman & Yahner, 2013).
- “1 in 6 teens with a cell phone has received a sexually suggestive image or video of someone they know” (Lenhart, 2009)
- Almost one out of every five seventeen year-olds has sent an explicit image of themselves to someone else at some point in their lifetime, compared to less than 6% of twelve year-olds. The fact that twelve year-olds are participating in sexting at all, however, highlights the need to address this behavior earlier than most people would have thought (cyberbullying.org)
- There are currently 2,000 revenge porn websites worldwide (cyberbullying.org)
- 60% Sextortion victims knew their perpetrator in person before the threats; 40% met them on-line
- "Sextortion is by far the most significantly growing threat to children” (lawfareblog.com)
- Females ages 16-19 are 4 times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault (rainn.org)
- Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence — almost triple the national average (loveisrespect.org)
- Nearly half (43%) of dating college women report experiencing violent and abusive dating behaviors (loveisrespect.org)
- One in six (16%) college women has been sexually abused in a dating relationship (loveisrespect.org)
there is a way to teach older teens and millennials how to connect....
INTIMACY EDUCATION™ curriculum
At the Love Ed. Movement™ we provide teachers, counselors, peer mentors, case workers, juvenile probation officers, school resource officers, and older teens and millennials with tools for learning how to have a connected, strong, healthy relationship with their friends, family, and loved ones. Our easy to understand, straightforward curriculum takes the shame and embarrassment out of the conversation.
For more information about how you can teach our Intimacy Education curriculum in your program, college or university, or organization, contact us at the number below or email email@example.com.