Know your rights in a Dating Relationship/Know your Responsibilities in a Dating Relationship

Know your rights in a Dating Relationship-New Jersey Division on Women

I have the right to:

*Not be abused physically, emotionally or sexually

*”Fall out of love” with someone and live with no threats

*Express my own opinions

*Make my needs as important as my partner’s needs

*Grow as an individual in my own way and not be criticized for it

*Accept responsibility for my own behavior and no one else’s

*Change my mind

*Have friends of my own

*Say “NO”

*Be respected, loved and live a peaceful life

NJ Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 1-(800)-572-SAFE (7233)

24 Hour NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault

1-800-601-7200

Know Your Responsibilities in a Dating Relationship:

It is my responsibility to:

*Not inflict physical, emotional, verbal or sexual abuse on my partner

*Only blame myself if I am abusive

*Not use alcohol or drugs as an excuse for abusive behavior

*Treat other people the same way I want to be treated

*Take responsibility for my own life

*Not take responsibility for my partner’s actions

*Get counseling if I am being abusive

*Recognize and accept my own needs and honor them

*Understand that relationship are only one part of my total life

Center for Hope and Safety

Rebuilding Lives Beyond Domestic Violence

24 Hour Hotline

(201) 944-9600

http://www.hopeandsafetynj.org

12 Overlook Avenue

Rochelle Park, NJ  07662

(201) 498-9247

Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Center for Hope & Safety pamphlet and  I give them full credit for the information. Please call them directly for more information.

 

 

 

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About jwatrel

I am a free-lance writer and Blogger. I am the author of the book "Firehouse 101" (IUniverse.com 2005) part of trilogy of books centered in New York City. My next book "Love Triangles" is finished being edited and should be ready for release in the Fall. My latest book, "Dinner at Midnight", a thriller is on its last chapter. My long awaited book explains the loss of the 2004 Yankee game to Boston. I work as a Consultant, Adjunct College Professor, Volunteer Fireman and Ambulance member and Blogger. I have a blog site for caregivers called 'bergencountycaregiver', a step by step survival guide to all you wonderful folks taking care of your loved ones, a walking project to walk every block, both sides, of the island of Manhattan "MywalkinManhattan" and discuss what I see and find on the streets of New York and three sites to accompany it. One is an arts site called "Visiting a Museum", where I showcase small museums, historical sites and parks that are off the beaten track both in Manhattan and outside the city to cross reference with "MywalkinManhattan" blog site. Another is "DiningonaShoeStringNYC", featuring small restaurants I have found on my travels in this project, that offer wonderful meals for $10.00 and under. So be on the lookout for updates on all three sites and enjoy 'MywalkinManhattan'. The third is my latest site, "LittleShoponMainStreet", which showcases all the unique and independent shops that I have found on my travels throughout and around Manhattan. I have started two new blog sites for the fire department, one "EngineOneHasbrouck HeightsFireDepartmentnj" for the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department to discuss what our Engine Company is doing and the other is "BergenCountyFireman'sHomeAssociation" for the Bergen County Fireman's Association, which fire fighters from Bergen County, NJ, go to the Fireman's Home in Boonton, NJ to bring entertainment and cheer to our fellow brother fire fighters quarterly.
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One Response to Know your rights in a Dating Relationship/Know your Responsibilities in a Dating Relationship

  1. jwatrel says:

    Please call the numbers above for more information.

    Liked by 1 person

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