Dating violence includes: Dating violence often starts with emotional abuse.
You may think that behaviors like calling you names or insisting on seeing you all the time are a "normal" part of relationships.
The Science Behind Drug Abuse, National Institute on Drug Abuse.
These drugs are also known as "dance drugs" because they produce a trance state or happy, relaxed feelings.
But they can lead to more serious kinds of abuse, like hitting, stalking, or preventing you from using birth control.
Learn more about the warning signs of abuse and the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships.
A number of drugs have become known as "date rape drugs" or "predatory drugs" because they are used to incapacitate individuals for the purposes of committing a crime, often sexual assault.
Back to top Alcohol is the drug most commonly associated with sexual assault, but incidents involving other drugs are on the rise.