Early signs of dating violence
Most importantly, if you keep the line of communication open with her, you'll be able to notice more signs.
For more information, call the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline at 866-331-9474 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE.
This can cause serious physical, emotional, and mental damage to a developing teen.
As adults, these teens are more likely to be withdrawn and depressed.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month, but dating violence can happen across all age groups.
It is important to note that each relationship is different.
’ isn’t so straightforward—and that’s what can make it difficult to spot.” The warning signs for dating violence can be similar to warning signs for sexual assault and abuse.
With dating violence, early warning signs often begin with behaviors that are not physically violent.
Teens who were victims of abuse are also more likely to be violent and abusive themselves. Fortunately, there are certain early warning signs that can help you detect dating violence.
These signs can help you intervene and speak with a teen about dating violence before it gets out of hand.
Teens who are involved in abusive relationships are more likely to be involved in abusive relationships as adults.