Chat with a peer advocate to learn more about local resources.You may also want to talk to someone you trust, like a friend, family member or legal professional, about getting a protection order.You may also have trouble sleeping or concentrating at work or school. Every year in the United States, 3.4 million people are stalked and youth between the ages of 18-24 experience the highest rates.

If you are in immediate danger, call 911 and report everything that’s happened to the police.

Get additional support by obtaining a protection order that makes it illegal for the stalker to come near.

You agree that nobody else would ever want to be in a relationship with you.

Constantly being criticized and told you aren’t good enough causes you to lose confidence and lowers your self-esteem.

Experiencing even one or two of these warning signs in a relationship is a red flag that abuse may be present.

Remember, each type of abuse is serious and no one deserves to experience abuse of any kind. More than one in 10 high school students have already experienced some form of physical aggression from a dating partner, and many of these teens did not know what to do when it happened.You may be scared, angry and confused, but remember the abuse was in no way your fault. You can: If your partner does any of these things, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship.Financial abuse is usually coupled with emotional or physical abuse.Whether you decide to leave or stay, consider making a safety plan that includes setting aside funds in a secret location.If you’re being stalked, you may be feeling stressed, vulnerable or anxious.Abuse comes in many forms — it’s not just physical.