I have the right...
1.) To always be treated with respect;
2.) To be treated as an equal;
3.) To be in a healthy relationship;
4.) To not be controlled, manipulated, or jealous;
5.) To have a honest, and truthful relationship and one with good communication;
6.) To not be hurt physically or emotionally;
7.) To feel safe in my relationship at all times;
8.) To refuse sex or affection at anytime;
9.) To consensual sexual decisions, the right not to have sex, even if I have before.
10.) To have friends and activities apart from my boyfriend or girlfriend;
11.) To spend time by myself, with male or female friends and with family.
12.) To end a relationship without feeling guilty or being harassed or threatened.
"Teen Dating Bill or Rights" from dosomething.org
If you agree with the eleven statements above sign this and make a pledge to yourself to stick to it!
For more information on teen dating abuse and how you can help visit dosomething.org or breakthecycle.org
The Teen Dating Bill of Rights petition to dosomething.org was written by Kymberly Benton and is in the category Youth at GoPetition.