Dating is a positive and enriching experience that will prepare teens for the future, and it's an important part of high school social life. Unfortunately, dating has a darker side. This video covers the dangers and potential negative aspects of dating. The program emphasizes the importance of standing up for yourself in high school. Students learn about the problems caused by gossip, as well as the pressure students face on and off a date. It shows why "no" means "no!" and how to make your desires clear. The program also covers the danger and risks of drugs and alcohol on a date -- and why these substances can ruin a teen's life. Finally, the program discusses the issue of teen intimacy and sex and how viewers can make the right choices for their own morality. Teens in this program show us why this knowledge is an essential survival guide to today's teens.
Subjects Covered Include:
- Why gossip is a problem
- Refusal skills and dating
- Respect and relationships
- The risks of sexual intimacy
- The dangers of drugs and alcohol
- Date-rape drugs
- How to make dating a positive, safe experience
The program has a recommended companion title: Lessons of Love.
Runtime: 19 mins