If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, then the relationship may be abusive.
Part of ending the violence is breaking the silence about the abuse. Talk with someone who can help, such as your parents, a teacher, a school guidance counselor, a parent of one of your friends, a coach, an advisor, or your employer.
Those things may increase the chances of abuse, but they never make it right.
You also may think it is your fault that your partner has hurt you.
Never get pregnant hoping that it will stop the abuse.Whatever stage you and your teen are going through in discussing and learning about dating violence — whether you want to teach them about healthy relationships for the future, or you’re concerned with a relationship they are currently in and want to give them advice — there are plenty of resources that can be really helpful.From phone numbers and victim services centers, to online pamphlets and sites, we’ve put together a list of some of the best resources for teens.You can ask your doctor about types of birth control that your partner doesn't have to know you are using. Return to top If you think you are in an abusive relationship, learn more about getting help.If you are under 18, your partner could get arrested for having sex with you, even if you agreed to have sex. See a doctor or nurse to take care of any physical problems. Friends, family, and mental health professionals all can help. If you are thinking about ending an abusive dating relationship, keep some tips in mind: If you are ending a long-term or live-in dating relationship, you may want to read our section on domestic and intimate partner violence.But you don't control how your partner acts, and you can't make someone mistreat you.