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When teen dating turns dangerous

The scars from abusive teen dating relationships can last into adulthood

It may be the last thing that parents talk to their children about, though it might be one of the most important: a teenager’s romantic relationship.

As the recent conviction of Nathaniel Fujita, 20, for the murder of his former girlfriend, Lauren Astley, 18, illustrated, dating violence can have catastrophic consequences.

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