Digital abuse is more common among younger adults, but it can happen to anyone who uses technology, such as smartphones or computers.
Digital abuse can include: In a healthy relationship, both partners respect relationship boundaries.
You can also call a domestic violence program to ask for an advocate to help you with your legal options.
See a list of domestic violence programs under Resources, or call 800-934-9840 to find the program closest to you.
If you are concerned about your partner knowing or becoming aware of your birth control use, talk to your doctor.
If a male partner refuses to wear a condom, get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
This allows you to ask for a Protection Order so that when your abuser is served with papers, he/she can also be served with an order to stay away from you until your court hearing.
It can happen to both males and females of any race, religion, or sexual orientation.
Controlling behavior includes: INDIANAPOLIS– On Monday, April 12, Governor Mitch Daniels will hold a ceremonial signing for “Heather’s Law,” a bill designed to encourage schools to effectively address issues of dating violence.
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Dating Violence is the act of controlling and/or abusive behavior in a romantic relationship.