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Dating Abuse Red Flags



Dating abuse isn't always physical. It can be emotional in sexual in nature. If any of the below apply to you, please seek help:


• Being physically hurt by your partner
• Feeling afraid of your partner
• Being threatened by your partner
• Feeling isolated by your partner, or losing your friends
• Feeling manipulated or controlled by your partner
• Changing your behavior because of your partner's jealousy
• Feeling embarrassed, put down, ashamed or guilty
• Being afraid to express your own feelings
• Not being allowed, or being afraid, to make decisions for yourself
• Feeling as if your partner gets too personal or touches you in an unwanted way
For help, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or the Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.
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February 9, 2016 | By gcburnett | Category: Prevention and School Culture

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