Remember that while you may have a healthy relationship, it's possible that a friend of yours does not.If you know someone who is in an abusive relationship, find out how you can help them.
Do you sometimes wonder if the things happening in your relationship are normal? If you are not sure if you are in an unhealthy relationship, take a step back and ask yourself: Does your boyfriend...Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Choose how often your partner does the following to find out. At the end, you’ll find out how to score your answers.Answer below: Often: -5, Sometimes: -3, Never: 5 Add up your answers.February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.According to the Teen Dating Violence Prevention Project, "The repercussions of teen dating violence are impossible to ignore - the issue affects not just youth but their families, schools and communities as well.
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) brings national focus to the issue of teen dating violence, highlights the need to educate our youth about healthy relationships, raises awareness among those who care for them and provides communities with a critical opportunity to work together to prevent this devastating cycle of abuse." Their website is a great resource to find information, fact sheets and monthly campaign materials.
Another great resource, the Teen dating bill of rights can be found at These sites contain information that can help support your advocacy efforts when working directly with teens.
Now that you're finished and have your score, the next step is to find out what it means.
Simply take your total score and see which of the categories below apply to you.
Score: 0 or Less Points Point You got a negative score or a zero? It sounds like your relationship is on a pretty healthy track.
Maintaining healthy relationships takes some work -- keep it up!