Saturday, March 30, 2013

Culture news: Middle school dating correlates with negative outcomes in lives of students

I never cease to be amazed at how relationships between boys and girls in middle school have changed.  Dating of couples has become common place.  It comes as no surprise that recent research indicates this is not a healthy thing:

Students who date in middle school have significantly worse study skills, are four times more likely to drop out of school and report twice as much alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use than their single classmates, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

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