Teen Dating Abuse 

Relationships exist on a spectrum, from healthy to unhealthy to abusive — and everywhere in between. It can be hard to determine where your relationship falls, especially if you haven’t dated a lot.

Dating abuse is a pattern of destructive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. While we define dating violence as a pattern, that doesn’t mean the first instance of abuse is not dating violence. It just recognizes that dating violence usually involves a series of abusive behaviors over a course of time.1

Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships:

What is Consent:

Need help? 
Text: "loveis" to 1.866.331.9474 or 
Call: 1.866.331.9474

 

Local Places to get help: 

Binghamton: 

http://www.gobroomecounty.com/fvpc/fto

Rochester: 

https://willowcenterny.org/learn-about-dv/teen-dating-violence-2/

Buffalo: 

https://www.fjcsafe.org/contact/buffalo/

Syracuse: 

 https://www.verahouse.org/

 

 

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LGBTQ Abusive Relationships PDF

Types of Abuse PDF

The Relationship Spectrum PDF

Healthy Relationships PDF

 

Additional Resources: 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

#NotJustPhysical Teen Dating Abuse Awareness and Prevention

Love is Respect

 

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1Is This Abuse? (2017, August 08). Retrieved from https://www.loveisrespect.org/is-this-abuse/