CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It's now the primary form of telecommunicating between teens and believe it or not, texting is a growing part of dating violence.
It happens after one person texts insults or demands and most teens feel obligated to respond.
Sounds harmless but, experts are now warning too often what's going on in the text world turns into danger and can even turn deadly in the real world.
"We've all dealt with a stage 5 clinger. We know that can be annoying but, when it becomes controlling and possessive and it becomes scary then you have to heed the warning signs," says Technology Crime Expert Katie Linendoll.
For more information and how parents can even monitor their children's texts, click on the links below.