Young love is fun, until someone gets hurt. Getting hurt doesn’t just mean a scratch or bruise, words can hurt too. Since dating and relationships often start off in your teens, that’s where habits tend to form. When it comes to abuse, don’t lose sight of what’s okay and what’s not, whether it’s mental or physical.
Recognize the signs with this infographic on the reality of relationship abuse.
For more tips on healthy relationships visit the Canadian Red Cross. They also offer a free healthy relationships course for youth 12-17 years to gain knowledge and develop skills in developing healthy relationships and preventing dating violence.