Make unwanted phone calls to you

Dating sexual abuse

It is very important for you to seek health care as soon as you can after being assaulted. Grabbing you to prevent you from leaving or to force you to go somewhere. Find various ways to share the infographic with partners. Find healthy relationship and dating abuse handouts, resources, and more here. Go to an Emergency Room or Health Clinic.

The severity of intimate partner violence is often greater in cases where the pattern of abuse was established in adolescence. Social networks such as Facebook allow the user to control how their information is shared and who has access to it. People of all genders can be victims of sexual abuse. Forcing you to have sex or perform a sexual act.

Hiding or stealing your student financial aid check or outside financial support. Pressures you to send explicit video or sexts. Send you unwanted text messages, letters, emails and voicemails. Unwanted rough or violent sexual activity. He makes a habit of flushing her birth control down the toilet.

Show up at your home

Puts you down in their status updates. Escaping Physical Abuse Start by learning that you are not alone. Violence is related to certain risk factors. Forbidding you to work or limiting the hours you do.

Show up at your home or place of work unannounced or uninvited. Unwanted kissing or touching. Looks through your phone frequently, checks up on your pictures, texts and outgoing calls.

Teen Dating Violence Prevention Infographic The infographic highlights the importance of healthy relationships throughout life. It is never okay for someone to do or say anything that makes you feel bad, lowers your self-esteem or manipulates you.

At no point does someone you are dating have the right to use money or how you spend it to control you. On Twitter Footer About Loveisrespect is the ultimate resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. Using sexual insults toward someone. Spending money on themselves but not allowing you to do the same. Sometimes verbal abuse is so bad that you actually start believing what your partner says.

Being repeatedly watched, followed, monitored or harassed. Giving you an allowance and closely watching what you buy. Refusing to give you money, food, rent, medicine or clothing.

Call your employer or professor. Blaming your actions for their abusive or unhealthy behavior. One in three adolescents in the U. Maxing out your credit cards without your permission. Realize this behavior is wrong.

Intentionally embarrassing you in public. Yelling and screaming at you. What to Do If you have been sexually assaulted, first try to get to a safe place away from the attacker.

Unwanted kissing or touching