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Gentle Healing for Teen Dating Abuse


What Is Teen Dating Abuse?

Teen dating abuse or violence is defined as a pattern of behaviors that one partner exerts over the other in order to gain control, however of course, these patterns begin with one instance, so it's important to be aware of warning signs such as:  being physically violent (this is never OK - one time
is too many, isolating your from your family and friends, constantly belittling you, jealousy and posessiveness, and checking your email and voicemail without your permission, among others.

Resources

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
866.331.9474 and 866.331.8453 (TTY)