For Teens

Dating Safety: Consent Matters

Teen dating violence happens between age 11 and 18. Watch for warning signs and reach for help when needed.

Warning Signs

  • Excessive jealousy
  • Attempts to isolate you from family and friends
  • Too serious about the relationship too quickly
  • Controlling behavior
  • Explosive temper
  • Refuses to let you end the relationship

What you can do:

  • Trust your intuition
  • Don’t ignore the warning signs
  • Spend time with friends
  • Maintain activities you enjoy
  • CALL the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • CALL the National Dating Abuse Hotline at 1-866-331-9474
  • Visit www.loveisrepect.org and use live chat to speak with an advocate now

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