Identifying Unhealthy Relationships. Introduction.
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You respect your date’s friends and activities.
You consider the other person’s opinions and feelings.
You respect differences in the other person.
You state differences of opinion.
You have an equal say in the relationship.
You figure out a solution that is good for both of you.Know the Signs: Healthy Relationships have the following characteristics:
You shout or yell when you are angry at your partner.
You use the silent treatment.
You pester your partner until you get what you want.
You pout to get what you want.Know the Signs: Unhealthy Relationships have the followingcharacteristics:
Using a case study students will be
asked to identify the unhealthy aspects
of the relationship and then decide how
the relationship can be successfully
Approximately one in ten teenagers experience physical violence in a dating relationship. The average age of a first violent relationship experience is around 15 years of age.3 Teens a vulnerable to abuse in their relationships due in part to inexperience and also myths that include viewing violence as an act of love.
Listen and believe your friend. yourself if your friend:
Identify the abusive behavior
Tell your friend, “You are not to blame.
Don’t tell your friend that it is wrong
If you friend chooses not to leave
Continue to be a friend
Get new ideas on how to help your friendIf you think your friend is being abused…
Stay in touch with friends and involved in activities. yourself if your friend:
• Keep important phone numbers with you at all times.
• Consider telling your parents or teachers.
• Set up a code word with friends or parents for danger
• Talk to police and/or a shelter about your situation.
• Try not to be alone with your dating partner.Safety Planning for Teens
• Letting people know the relationship is over.
• Pressing charges and/or getting a restraining order.
• Changing your schedule and the routes you take.
• Using a buddy system for getting around