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Table 3 Frequency of romantic relationship negative life events in the whole sample

From: Associations between non-suicidal self-injury and negative romantic relationship life events in male justice-involved adolescents

Romantic relationship negative life events N (%)
A boyfriend/girlfriend breaks up with you, but you still want to go out with them. 54 (38.3)
Made someone pregnant when you didn’t want to. 47 (33.3)
Had a baby that you didn’t plan or want. 20 (14.2)
Don’t have a boyfriend/ girlfriend when you want one. 50 (35.5)
Got in a fight/ argument with a boyfriend/ girlfriend 82 (58.2)
Can’t seem to please girlfriend/ boyfriend when you want to. 52 (36.9)
Girlfriend/ boyfriend criticizes you. 18 (12.8)
Can’t seem to get close to your boyfriend/girlfriend when you want to. 43 (30.5)
Found out that boyfriend/ girlfriend has been criticizing you behind your back. 30 (21.3)
Found out that boyfriend/ girlfriend has been cheating on you. 62 (44)
Did something to please you boyfriend/ girlfriend that you didn’t want to do. 61 (43.3)
  1. Note. N = 141
  2. This table contains all items of the ALEQ (Adolescent Life Events Questionnaire) Romantic relationship negative life events subscale.