When does caring become controlling?
When does affection become obsession?
When does talking become stalking?

Get Serious Help, Right Now

Sometimes things in a relationship can get pretty heavy.

If you need to talk to someone right now, someone who's trained to help, the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All calls and chats are anonymous and confidential. You can call 1-866-331-9474 (1-866-331-8453 TTY) or chat online from 4pm - 12am CST.

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When does caring become controlling? When does affection become obesession? When does talking become stalking?

If you feel like you or someone you know might be in an abusive relationship, there are people you can talk to and resources that can help.

Is this abuse?

Not sure if a situation is abusive or not? Ask yourself if your boyfriend or girlfriend:

What can you do?
  • If you're being abused?
  • If you think you're being abusive?
  • If your friend is being abused?
  • If your friend is being abusive?