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And 50 percent of women and 40 percent of men say they look at their ex's Facebook or other online profile too often. Digital technology plays a major role in the struggle and hinders people from moving on.
59 percent of people remain Facebook "friends" with an ex after they've broken up, and 48 percent (including 42 percent of married folks) say they look at their ex's Facebook page or other social networking profile too often.
Breakup violence among teens is a crime that has no zip code. A relationship ends and what happens is an emotional surge of uncontrollable anger.
It can be verbal or physical and sometimes, as in the case of Wayland, Mass., teen Lauren Astley, it can end in death. Researchers estimate that one in three young adults between the ages of 14 and 20 has experienced some form of dating violence.
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The findings, detailed today (April 17) in the journal PLOS ONE, suggest that other mysterious dynamics are at play in teen love.
86 percent of people admit to looking at photos of their ex; 14 percent of married folks admit to doing so often.