Your partner does not let you succeed in school, or you are made to feel guilty about doing things that interest you.You may hear, “If you love me, I need to know where you are.” Your partner does not care about your friends. You feel your partner is possessive and smothering.
Screaming, swearing, bullying, or calling each other names is never all right.
You always have the right to refuse attention or affection.
Point out examples of both healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors you see in television, movies, and even your own past.
It’s ideal to have both parents present for these talks, if possible.
You “go along” with something even if you think it is not right.