Dating violence safety tips
Some people feel pressured to drink, smoke, use drugs, or have sex on prom night.
However, drinking is responsible for over 4,500 deaths among young people each year and is associated with other problems like sexually transmitted diseases and unintended pregnancy.
Stop using the product if problems develop, and remove all products before bedtime to prevent skin and eye irritation. High heels may be in style, but they can increase your chances of falling if they’re too high or uncomfortable, or not something you usually wear.
Prevent injury and wear appropriate shoes that won’t affect how you walk or dance.
Unfortunately, emotional abuse is often minimized or overlooked—even by the person being abused.
The aim of emotional abuse is to chip away at your feelings of self-worth and independence.
Isolation, intimidation, and controlling behavior also fall under emotional abuse.
Additionally, abusers who use emotional or psychological abuse often throw in threats of physical violence or other repercussions if you don’t do what they want.
Whether you plan to go with a date, with friends, or on your own, the point is to have a good time.In fact, emotional abuse can be just as damaging as physical abuse—sometimes even more so. While planning and enjoying the big night, make smart decisions to help keep it safe, low-stress, and fun!It can occur in couples who have been together a long time and between people who just met.Many teens do not report it because they are afraid to tell friends and family.