Teen Dating Violence
types of abuse and warning signs
verbal and emotional abuse
can include swearing at each other, insulting one another, threatening each other, being controlling, not allowing each other to be independent. It makes a person self- conscious.
can include shoving, slapping, hair pulling, biting, burning, strangling, choking, using or threatening use of a weapon.
unwanted touching, rape or attempt of rape, attempting to have sex with someone who is on drugs, and forced consent of your partner.
- quick involvement
- physical force during arguments
- controlling behavior
- blaming others for problems or feelings
- isolation from friends or family
- constant calls, texts, emails, or snap chats