DATING VIOLENCE LOOKS DIFFERENT IN EVERY RELATIONSHIP
Dating and sexual violence are about POWER & CONTROL for the abuser.
It is not your fault.
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IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 911
We help survivors of all genders, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and religion.
Experiencing just one of the following means you may be in a violent situation; help is just a call or click away.
All services are free and confidential. We have supportive advocates, therapists and resources available to help you!
Constantly harasses you with angry, degrading or demanding language
Frequently speaks hurtful words to you or curses at you
Threatens to harm you, themselves, your pets or people close to you if you leave the relationship
Manipulates personal information to make you feel bad about yourself on purpose
Tries to make you question your own decision-making abilities
Tries to isolate you from your family, friends, co-workers, social groups or faith organizations to make you feel alone and helpless
Alternates between praise and violence causing confusion
Physically harms you (i.e. kicking, hitting, slapping, punching, strangulation, or biting)
Injures you on areas of your body that would not be noticed by others such as torso, under your hair, upper arms or upper thighs
Uses technology to monitor, bully, threaten or otherwise stalk you or people close to you
Tracks your physical movements and social interactions through social media or difficult to detect tracking spyware installed on your phone or computer
Demands total access to your digital accounts through passwords or passcodes but will not share theirs with you; may often say “If you’re not doing anything wrong, why won’t you give them to me?”
You have the right to privacy from everyone – even your partner.
Uses technology to otherwise intimidate or harass you (i.e. sending fake messages from your accounts to friends/family/co-workers, setting up fake profiles to gain more information about you or those close to you)
Sexual Violence (can occur within a relationship or on its own)
Forces you to engage in sexual activity or acts that you are not comfortable with doing
Touches you/gropes you without permission
Sexually assaults and/or rapes you
Sabotages your contraception and STD protection
Will not accept the end of a relationship
Repeatedly watches or follows you or people close to you (in person or online)
Gives you unwanted gifts and/or shows up at places they know you go or will be
Continues to call, text, message, contact you, or show up where you are after you’ve told them to stop
Threatens suicide or harm to you if you do not get back together