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Warning Signs of Dating Violence

Are you or do you know someone that is going out with a person who...?
  • is jealous, possessive, checks up on you or won’t accept breaking up?
  • tries to control you by being bossy, making all the decisions, has to have it his/her way all the time?
  • screams, yells, puts you down in front of your friends, tells you that you are stupid or ugly?
  • scares you, makes you wonder if you have done something wrong to make him/her react like this?
  • is violent, grabs, hits, pushes, or shoves you?
  • brags about mistreating others, loses his/her temper easily, has a history of fighting?
  • pressures you for sex or tries to force you into having sex?
  • has a history of bad relationships and blames the other person?
  • abuses alcohol or drugs and pressures you to take them as well?
  • makes your friends and family afraid for your safety?
  • keeps you from seeing or talking with family and friends?
  • makes false accusations?
  • has financial control?

If you can answer YES to any of these questions, this is Dating Violence





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This site is not intended to replace the need for counselling. The information provided is intended to inform the viewer, giving information to help you be informed to make the best decision possible for you and your family. Please, always seek professional help and legal advice if you find yourself in an abusive situation.