Teen Dating Bill of Rights

Teen Dating Bill of Rights

  1. I have the right to be treated with respect and not criticized.
  2. I have the right to have a partner who values me for me, encourages me, and wants the best for me.
  3. I have the right to be safe.
  4. I have the right to maintain my own body, feelings, property, opinions, boundaries, and privacy.
  5. I have the right to be listened to seriously.
  6. I have the right to disagree, assert myself respectfully, and say no without feeling guilty.
  7. I have the right to not be abused physically, emotionally, sexually.
  8. I have the right to keep my relationships with friends and family.
  9. I have the right to have my needs be as important as my partner's needs and not be my partner's property or servant.
  10. I have the right to have a partner who gives as much to me as I give to him/her.
  11. I have the right to check how much time I want to spend with my partner.
  12. I have the right to pay my own way.
  13. I have the right to not take responsibility for my partner's behavior, choices, mistakes, and any acts of violence.
  14. I have the right to set my own priorities, make my own decisions, and grow uniquely as an individual.
  15. I have the right to fall out of love or leave any relationship.