Research – Teen Economic Abuse
The 107 question survey explored topics ranging from experiences and use of economic abuse within relationships, to views on economic sabotage, control, exploitation as abusive behavior, to gift giving expectations, and to the impacts of economic insecurity on relationship decisions.
Learn more about our research below.
Read findings on economic abuse within teen dating relationships; teens’ attitudes and views related to relationship priorities and gender roles in relationships, and who can play a role in supporting healthy relationships that are free from economic abuse.
View the PowerPoint of key survey findings shared on April 26, 2022 at “Overlooked: Economic Abuse among Teen Dating Partners.”
Survey One Pager – Views and Attitudes
This factsheet describes teens views on whether education/employment interference or financial control is abusive and considered dating or domestic violence.
Survey One Pager – Work Interference
This factsheet explores the various ways dating partners influence one’s decisions around employment and their ability to succeed in the workplace.
Survey One Pager – Education Interference
This factsheet explores how teens may be pressured by an abusive partner to be disengaged at school, controlling their activities, and discouraging them from pursuing their education and career goals.
Survey One Pager – Financial Control
This factsheet shows how abusive partners may control or exploit their partner’s financial resources.