Dating violence is a pattern of any type of controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include physical, emotional, verbal or sexual abuse.
Teen dating violence is more common than anyone wants to believe.
Abuse can happen to anyone on any day. It is blind to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, level of education, religion.
Click around the RESPOND site to learn more, or call RESPOND’s Support Line at (617) 623-5900 to speak with a certified Domestic Violence Counselor. All services are free and confidential.