Girls' fights now exceed boys' scuffles


Last updated 4/22/2010 at Noon

While the County of San Diego has linked adolescent violence to underage drinking in a recent survey, there are several other elements, including social pressures, jealousy and pride that cause teenage girls to fight.

Fallbrook High School assistant principal Adam Dawson believes that there are several elements as to why a girl may resort to violence.

“It may be a combination of illicit drug use, family issues, or simply looking for a way to be connected,” said Dawson. “It can also be social pressure. This is why it is so important to have solid, healthy friends.”

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