Our trained peer advocates are available 24/7/365 to offer education, support and advocacy to teens and young adults, as well as their concerned friends and family members, who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.We also provide information about dating abuse to service providers, counselors, teachers and members of law enforcement.
If they suggest something that you don’t think will work for you, don’t be afraid to let them know.
After you and your advocate come up with ideas for your situation, the advocate will review them with you and can connect you to a local resource, if you’d like.
If your situation is serious, we recommend calling or chatting first. Loveisrespect Text for Help Services are sponsored by Mary Kay Inc.
As always, we at loveisrespect are concerned for your safety. Speak to a peer advocate by calling 1-866-331-9474.
Peer advocates can connect you to resources in your area, provide you with helpful websites, help you create a plan to stay safe or just listen to your concerns.
All conversations with peer advocates via phone, chat or text are free and confidential.
For example, we’re often asked: “So, what should I do?
The first thing in the Bible even remotely resembling today’s dating scene might be the marriage between Isaac and Rebekah.
You will never be asked for your name or other contact information, but an advocate may ask for your age and city to find local resources for you.