You may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship if your partner does any of the following:
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please call 911 for life-threatening situations. For other assistance, please contact YWCA Clark County's domestic violence hotline (24/7) at 360.695.0501 or 1.800.695.0167. Collect calls accepted. You can also contact the Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7) at 1.800.562.6025.
YWCA Clark County offers shelter to survivors of domestic violence, regardless of gender. Children and pets are allowed.
All about starting, keeping and ending healthy relationships
Dating and being in love can be exciting – but at times it can be totally confusing. This website helps you work out where your relationship is at – whether it’s good, bad, or ugly. Single? Just dating? Not really sure what you want? That’s OK. There’s something for everyone. The website answers questions like: How can I find a boyfriend or girlfriend? How can I make my relationship better? What can I do if it’s ugly?
Learn what healthy communication and barriers look like, how to boost your existing healthy relationships, and how to spot — and safely respond to — unhealthy relationships.
Learn about building and strengthening your relationships and dealing with relationships that aren't good for you. This website includes advice on negotiating with your significant other about safe sex, exploring your sexuality and gender identity, talking with your parents, dealing with peer pressure, and more.
Learn how to manage being rejected, and how to decline a request from others, like a pro.
Warning signs of unhealthy relationships
Learn what constant messaging is, what could happen, and what to do if you're experiencing it.
Learn what cruelty and digital discrimination are, what could happen as a result, and how to deal with it.
Learn what digital disrespect and cyberbullying are, what could happen as a result, and what to do if you're experiencing digital disrespect or cyberbullying.
Learn about what sexting is, what could happen as a consequence of sexting, and how to stay safe.
Learn what spying is, why someone would spy, how to take control/get help, and how to stay safe from spying by setting boundaries
Learn about dating abuse, some warning signs, how common dating abuse is, what your rights are, how to help a friend, and how to take action against abusive realtionships. This website has healthy relationship quizzes, resources, places to ask questions, and other educational and legal services to help teens and empower us to end domestic violence.
Am I in a healthy relationship?
Take this quiz about how you treat your partner and how your partner treats you to see if your relationship is healthy.
Learn what healthy relationships and unhealthy relationships look like.
Learn about heartbreak, letting out your feelings, and being kind to yourself after a break-up.
Helping a friend who is in an unhealthy or abusive relationship
Learn the signs of an abusive relationship, how to help a friend who is being abused, safety planning, and some numbers/resources available to help.
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