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"Dating Violence"

Dating Violence

  • Jealousy


  • Insults


  • Possessiveness


  • Humiliation


  • Monitoring your movements


  • Isolation from family and friends


  • Intimidation


  • Threats


  • Physical abuse


  • Sexual abuse


Abusers blame their victims for the abuse or use jealousy as an excuse.  Using jealousy to control someone is not a way of showing love.  It is a warning sign of abuse.

Statistics show that approximately 30% of all high school and college students experience dating violence.  Are you treated with respect and dignity or as a possession to be controlled?




When one person repeatedly uses controlling behaviors to gain power and control over another, it is abuse. Abuse can occur in a dating relationship. Are you aware of the signs?

Dating violence can take many forms. It can include: