Take the pledge and promise to have healthy, safe relationships free from violence and free from fear.Then, share it with your partners, friends and family because everyone has the right to a healthy relationship!To end a relationship – You should not be harassed, threatened or made to feel guilty for ending an unhealthy relationship.You have the right to end a relationship for any reason you choose.Besides the ‘my daughter isn’t dating until she is thirty’ thoughts that will run through your head, there should be some serious thoughts about how you would like to see this dating thing work out.Not that it will work out according to that plan, but a road map is always good to follow when facing uncharted territory.
Middle school, high school, and college age women experience a higher rate of rape than any other group.
I will never engage in any type of abuse — physical, emotional, sexual, financial or digital.
If one of my friends experiences abuse, I pledge to help them by saying something, modeling healthy communication and connecting them to resources.
Specifically, girls who reported experiencing dating violence as teens were more likely to binge drink, have symptoms of depression, smoke, and think about killing themselves as young adults, compared with girls who were in healthier relationships.
By contrast, boys who reported dating violence during their teen years were more likely to be antisocial, think about suicide, and use marijuana as young adults than boys who did not report any dating violence or abuse.