Unhealthy relationshipteen dating violence wheel
In fact, abusive relationships often start as emotionally or verbally abusive and can quickly escalate into physical or sexual violence.
You do not deserve to feel disrespected or unsafe in your relationships.
You can also download the "Jealousy Ain't Love" booklet, and look through it on your own and/or with your teen(s).
If you are concerned about a teen, Catalyst is always available for additional support at 1.800.895.8476.
By educating yourself about healthy relationships and warning signs of teen dating abuse, you can provide potentially life-saving support to a teenager in need.
Although it can be difficult, it is vitally important to talk to teens about relationships.
The Power and Control Wheel is a tool that helps explain the different ways an abusive partner can use power and control to manipulate a relationship.
We can also help advocate with your school, if necessary.
Catalyst can work with you to create a safety plan at school, home, digitally, and more.
Click on a spoke of the wheel to learn more about one of the forms of abuse, including examples and red flags. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication / program / exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
(If you are on a mobile device, click here to see a static version of the Power and Control Wheel.) Do you recognize any of the warning signs in your own relationship? 2009-TA-AX-K015 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.