Dating Violence is any intentional psychological, sexual or physical attack on one partner by the other in a dating relationship. Studies show that Dating Violence is a serious problem in Canada. Dating Violence can happen to anyone, of any age.
- Partner acting jealous or possessive
- Partner decides how you act and how you dress
- Partner keeps you away from family and friends
- Partner breaks or throws objects when angry
- Partner has pressured you to participate in sexual acts
- Partner has hit, slapped, punched, kicked , bit, pushed or spit on you
- Partner has threatened to hurt you or people close to you
- Partner has threatened suicide if you end relationship
- Partner has forced you to watch pornography
- Partner needs to know where you are at all times
- Partner has come from an alcoholic or violent home
- Partner becomes angry when using alcohol or drugs
- Partner degrades, humiliates or insults you
- Partner calls you names
- Partner unwilling to talk about feelings
- Partner blames others for abusive behavior
- Partner does not allow you to work
- Partner ridicules your beliefs and values
- Partner continuously accuses you of flirting or having an affair
- Partner expects sex in return for paying for a date
Are you Experiencing Dating Violence?
Please call our confidential 24 hour crisis line at (780) 875-0966.