The yelling, the threatening text messages, the hitting went on for months. "He slammed me on the ground and was like get in the car," Harris said.
Although dating can be fun and exciting, it can create issues.
The question is how parents should recognize the signs and not just dismiss it as teen drama.
According to Loveis Respect.org, 1 in 3 teens will experience dating violence.
— February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month.
Teen dating violence is reported as extremely common and starts as early as 11 years old.