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About Dating Abuse

What is Dating Abuse?

Is My Partner Abusing Me?

It’s not always easy to know if what is happening in your relationship is abuse.  Here are some questions that might be able to help you figure it out.

Young man sitting on the ground.Does Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend:
Has This Happened To You?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you might want to speak to a counselor at your school, talk to your parents or another trusted adult (like a teacher or coach), or call your local domestic violence program; NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-6906 (English) or 1-800-942-6908 (Spanish), to talk with someone there about dating abuse.

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