But these behaviors can set the stage for more serious violence like physical assault and rape.
Relationship violence often starts as emotional or verbal abuse and can quickly escalate into physical or sexual violence.
Determine if your acquaintance seems interested in you.
Dating violence often starts with teasing and name calling.
These behaviors are often thought to be a “normal” part of a relationship.
It depends on how close this girl and your friend were.
If they were lovers for a long time and things ended sadly for one or the other, you might need to keep your dating private for some time.