If adolescents have emotionally supportive friendships, they are more likely to have supportive romantic relationships as well.
Similarly, those who have friendships marked by intimidation and coercion are more at-risk for developing unhealthy romantic relationships (10 & 11).
When it comes to sexual harassment, bully-victims are more likely than other groups to be involved.
Victims of bullies are also sexually harassed more often than students uninvolved in bullying, but at similar rates as bullies (9).
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Students begin interacting more frequently with opposite-sex peers and romantic relationships emerge.
Unfortunately, the same problems some students have with their same-sex peers transfer into these new, romantic relationships.
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Overall, bully-victims are the group most at-risk for developing unhealthy romantic relationships in adolescence and young adulthood.