The person may start calling you names, constantly checking on you, or demanding your time.
The other person can forward it or show it to others.
Dating violence or abuse often starts with emotional and verbal abuse.
You do not have to send any photos that make you uncomfortable.
Once you send a revealing photo, you have no control over who sees it.
finds Approximately two-thirds of Americans say it is hard to determine whether someone has been a victim of domestic abuse (64%) and want more information about what to do when confronted with domestic violence (65%).
Unfortunately, teen dating violence—the type of intimate partner violence that occurs between two young people who are, or who were once in, an intimate relationship—is a serious problem in the United States.
Even if your partner does only a few of these things, it’s still abuse.
It is never OK for someone to hit you or be cruel to you in any way.
All material contained on these pages are free of copyright restrictions and may be copied, reproduced, or duplicated without permission of the Office on Women’s Health in the U. Dating violence is physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal abuse from a romantic or sexual partner.