What Is Teen Dating Violence?
Emotional, verbal, physical and/or sexual abuse occurring among individuals between the ages of 13-19 years old..
What to do:
Whatever choice you make, we’re here to support you and help you plan for safety.
If you want to break up but aren’t ready to do so just yet, consider these tips to stay safe in the meantime.
A BREAK UP
It’s okay to be sad about a break up, even if it is abusive or unhealthy.
It’s okay if your partner isn’t "okay" with the break up. You can make decisions for yourself and your safety.
How to help:
Together we can end TDV.
Teach safe and healthy relationship skills
Support survivors to increase safety
Create safe enviroments
Fostering healthy relationships at home
Use your voice to talk about dating violence
Practice bystander intervention
Lessen the stigma by openly discussing TDV
Warning Signs of TDV
These are signs of someone who may be using power to control a victim.