A Wellness Resource

for UW Colleges students

Relationship Violence

Dating Violence

Dating Violence is controlling, abusive and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship.  It can happen in straight or gay relationships.  It can include verbal, emotional, physical and/or sexual abuse.
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  • 43% of dating college women report experienceing violent and abusing dating behaviors and 15% have been sexually abused in a dating relationship. (www.loveisrespect.org)
  • Information on LGBTQ Abusive Relationships
  • Are you a good partner?  Take this survey to find out.
  • All relationships exist on a spectrum from healthy to abusive with unhealthy somewhere in the middle.
  • The national dating violence hotine: call 1-866-331-9474, text "loveis" to 22522, or use online hotline chat

Domestic Violence