From “The Real World” to the real world, domestic abuse takes a toll on families and young couples more than you think–1 in 3 teens experience abuse in a dating relationship. It’s a scary stat that’s hard to look at, but there’s something we can all do to help. To learn more about getting out of an abusive relationship or how you can help a friend in one, take action below. Every action counts.
CELEBRITIES TAKING ACTION
Meet five celebrities taking action on the issue. Click on their picture for more:
5 WAYS TO TAKE ACTION
Are you in an abusive relationship and need someone to talk to or help getting out? Love Is Respect has tips and resources.
Take TheSafeSpace’s quizzes to learn more about your own relationship, a friend’s relationship or simply to test your knowledge of dating violence.
Make A Difference
Take a stand against domestic abuse, and break the cycle. Find ways to contribute and make a difference at Break The Cycle.
Talk To Someone
Domestic abuse has effects on your mental well-being, too. Reach out and talk to someone before it gets out of hand.
When it comes to teen dating violence, people usually have a lot to say about the issue. Tell TheSafeSpace what’s on your mind.