Red Flags

These are some potential warning signs of an abusive dating partner:

  • Quick involvement
  • Use of physical force during arguments
  • Verbal abuse
  • Cruelty to animals and/or children
  • Threats of violence
  • Controlling behavior
  • Constant emails, calls, and texting
  • Forced into sexting
  • Isolation from friends, family, and school activities
  • Blaming others for problems or feelings