Dating violence is a pattern of behaviors in which people use intimidation, confusion, isolation, and fear to control relationships. Since abusive behaviors can be subtle at first, it’s important to know the signs. Read the following indicators and consider the people and relationships in your own life. Is it abuse?
Denying, Minimizing & Blaming
Lack of Mutual Respect
If you or someone you know is experiencing one or more of these and would like to talk to someone to learn about options, call an advocate at the confidential Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline at 1-866-223-1111 or Cornerstone’s 24-hour helpline at 952-884-0330.