Do you remember that obnoxious kid, Kiefer, who punched out and knocked out Michael Corinthos at Jake’s a couple of weeks ago?
Well, he’s back.
Kiefer (Christian Alexander) and Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth) will be involved in a storyline highlighting the problem of teen dating abuse on General Hospital.
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Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina) and Christian Alexander (Kiefer) in a scene that airs the week of July 20.
“General Hospital” airs Monday-Friday (3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Photo credit: Ron Tom/ABC

Austin-based Loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (NTDAH) is acting as an expert advisor on the GH storyline.
Kristina, the 16 year old daughter of mob leader Sonny Corinthos (Emmy-winner Maurice Benard) and District Attorney Alexis Davis (Emmy-winner Nancy Lee Grahn) will experience what teens are experiencing in real life and be confused by the roller coaster relationship.
Loveisrespect, NTDAH is a safe, anonymous resource for teens who seek information about healthy dating relationships. Teens may connect via phone or chat with peer advocates who are trained to respond to their concerns.
The Helpline is a place for teens to go to check out their feelings and to learn the red flags of an unhealthy relationship. Available 24/7, the Helpline also provides resources to parents, teachers and friends of teens.
Click here to find out more about teen dating abuse and get the answers to questions like what constitutes an abusive relationship.
The storyline is geared to the teen audience portion of GH viewers, but it can also help parents to be aware of warning signs in their teen’s relationships.
As far as Kristina getting involved in an unhealthy relationship….
All I can say is like mother, like daughter.
Can you say Jerry Jax?
He brings the words “unhealthy relationship” to a whole new level.

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