Teen Dating Violence: 10 Signs You’re in an Abusive Relationship

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  • February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
  • Constantly Checking In on You
  • Physically Harms You
  • Emotional Manipulation
  • Doesn’t Want You Around Friends and Family
  • Forces You to Have Sex
  • Limits Your Access to Important Things
  • Stalks You
  • Sabotages Your Job
  • Is Way Too Jealous
  • It’s Going Too Fast
  • What Abuse Does to You

Physically Harms You

This can be a range of actions: hitting, biting, pushing, punching, slapping, shaking, shoving and any other physical action that causes pain. Remember, a healthy relationship is one that is based on mutual respect. Anyone who puts their hands on you doesn’t love you and doesn’t respect you. 

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