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.
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physical abuse

can include shoving, slapping, hair pulling, biting, burning, strangling, choking, using or threatening use of a weapon.

sexual abuse

unwanted touching, rape or attempt of rape, attempting to have sex with someone who is on drugs, and forced consent of your partner.
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warning signs

  • threats
  • 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