Dating violence is a form of domestic violence when the person you are dating hurts or threatens you. Dating violence includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.
Dating violence also includes not letting you
- see your friends or family,
- check your cell phone,
- go out by yourself, or
- control your own life.
If you think you may be experiencing dating violence, there are ways to get help. Talk to a trusted adult or older relative, or call the police.