In some cases, these unhealthy behaviors can escalate to violence.
unhealthy relationships by reviewing the “Signs of Unhealthy and Healthy Relationship” below.
Understanding behaviors can help your teen understand if they are in a potentially dangerous relationship.
Today, a more common form of abuse is digital dating abuse, which is perpetuated through the use of technology, including excessive texting, harassment via social media and pressure to send and receive unwanted sexual photos and messages.
Warning Signs Look for early warning signs of relationship abuse, such as: How Can Parents Help? Parents can help by telling their teens that everyone deserves a safe and healthy relationship.
It’s important to remember that physical fighting (punching, hitting, etc.) is never OK.
School is back in session, which means there’s plenty of opportunity for teens to develop new relationships.
In healthy relationships, people can feel safe, respected and accepted for who they are.
In unhealthy relationships, people may feel anxious, confused, uncertain and even unsafe.
In an unhealthy relationship, you feel like you need to spend time with only your partner.