Signs of potential dating violence
Teens who are involved in abusive relationships are more likely to be involved in abusive relationships as adults.
However, the following warning signs are generally indicative of abuse.It is imperative to remember that DV escalates over time, meaning it doesn’t start all of the sudden with physical violence.There are usually early warning signs of a potentially abusive relationship.Often, control is the earliest indicator of a potentially volatile partner.This might look like a partner being obsessive about checking your phone, looking at your Facebook page or other social media, checking your email, etc.
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Relationship violence can occur in straight/heterosexual relationships, same-sex/gender relationships and in intimate relationships that do not involve romantic feelings.