Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination.Do you sometimes wonder if the things happening in your relationship are normal? If you are not sure if you are in an unhealthy relationship, take a step back and ask yourself: Does your boyfriend...
Talk to your teen about what a good relationship is.
While you may think your teen already knows how to date, they probably don’t.
Even if you are not currently in an unhealthy relationship, it is a good idea to think ahead about ways to be safe if you are in a dangerous or potentially dangerous relationship.
To always be treated with respect – In a respectful relationship, you should be treated as an equal.
Dating doesn’t always go as you expect; your child may need someone to come to if they have a problem.
You need to keep the lines of communication open and also reiterate to them how they should treat people and expect to be treated in a relationship.
Now that you're finished and have your score, the next step is to find out what it means.
Simply take your total score and see which of the categories below apply to you.
Score: 1-5 Points If you scored one to five points, you might be noticing a couple of things in your relationship that are unhealthy, but it doesn't necessarily mean they are warning signs.
It's still a good idea to keep an eye out and make sure there isn't an unhealthy pattern developing.
Most of their information comes from media that’s meant to be entertaining, not realistic.