February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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How do I know if I am in a toxic relationship? Read below for things to watch for.

Green Flags

(Yes,give it a go!)

Inspire each other to be better

Mutual trust and support

Open communication

Honest and accountability

Healthy boundaries

Shared values

Realistic expectations

Have fun together

Mutual affection

A shared sense of belonging

Healthy disagreements

Able to enjoy time apart

Red Flags

(No, stay away!)

Ignoring or excluding you

Withdrawal of affection

Guilt trips

unreasonable jealousy

Compulsive lying

use of threats and intimidation

Gaslighting and manipulation

Phrases like, “I love you, BUT . . . “

Use of force to control you

Use of money to control you

Threatens violence or suicide

Regularly criticizes you

Join us for “Wear Orange Day”

Join us on “Wear orange Day” on February 10th. and encourage your peers to do the same! Then share a photo on your favorite social media


Advocates at Tri County are here to help get the conversation started!

Contact an Advocate (715) 362-6841

Check us out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TCCDVSA

Additional Resources on Teen Dating Violence

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