Dynamics of an Unhealthy Relationship

Dating violence is defined under Florida Law.
All acts of dating violence behaviors are harmful, and most are crimes!

It’s important to remember:

  • A dating relationship can be unhealthy, no matter how long or short the couple has been dating, seeing each other, or hanging out.
  • Violence is not always physical; it can involve threats of injury, emotional violence, and stalking behaviors.
  • Victims of dating violence do not deserve abuse.

What does an unhealthy relationship look like?

    There are four types of violence that can be present in an unhealthy relationship:

  • Physical violence
  • Emotional and verbal violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Stalking