Teen Dating Bill of Rights
These dating rights can help teens feel self-assured in a relationship (feel free to apply them to yourself, too!) Print this out and share it with your teen.
I have the right to:
Trust myself above all others.
Expect decent treatment from anyone I date.
I can refuse to date anyone.
Be safe on a date.
Pay my own way on a date.
Be assertive on a date.
Refuse to have sex.
Disagree with my date.
Fulfill myself with or without a partner in my life.
Know who I am.
Know who I am dating.
Determine who I will date.
Use my own transportation on a date.
Leave any dating situation my instincts tell me feels wrong.
Prosecute for battery and sexual assault.
Receive emotional support and understanding.
Be in a healthy dating relationship.
Control my own destiny.
Be cared about.
Have high self-esteem.