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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