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HEALTHY DATING RESOURCES
Did you know that 1 in 3 teens experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from a dating partner?
This section of the DVCCC website was created for young people to be able to have access to a number of resources to better understand what unhealthy behaviors in relationships look like - but also how to navigate dating in healthy ways! Take some time to explore all the content provided.
RED FLAGS IN RELATIONSHIPS
These handouts, developed by the counseling and education departments at DVCCC, are a great tool to use to identify unhealthy behaviors
& warning signs of abuse.
You can download them here:
Red Flags (English)
Alertas en Relaciones de Pareja (Español)
The Relationship Spectrum
We often talk about relationships on a spectrum - like a scale - that ranges from healthy to abusive - with unhealthy behaviors falling somewhere in between.
When we begin to identify healthier behaviors and ways of communicating, we can move an unhealthy relationship along the spectrum to a healthier place!
DVCCC's Public Education Team developed these *interactive* video quizzes to help challenge teens to think about common dating behaviors and scenarios and place them on the relationship spectrum from healthy to unhealthy or abusive - check them out below:
You can also play the Love is Respect "Relationship Spectrum"
Interactive Online Game Here!
QUIZZES AND GAMES
Here are additional interactive games & quizzes to engage deeper with the topic of health & dating - click the *images* below to play!
Is my Relationship Healthy?
Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Do you know if your relationship is healthy? Answer yes or no to the following questions to find out.
Cool or Not Cool?
In this interactive game, you will choose what behaviors are "cool" or "not cool" with friends and relationships.
Am I a Good Partner?
Are you a good partner? Answer yes or no to the following questions to find out.
Is My Partner Really Changing?
Your partner has agree to change their abusive behaviors. Is your relationship really becoming abuse-free?
What is Consent?
Do you know the basics of consent?
How Would You Help a Friend?
Have you ever wanted to help a friend in an abusive relationship but didn’t know how? Take this quiz to find out how ready and willing you are to help.