Violence Prevention and Rights
      
          
         Relationship Bill of Rights


    1.    I have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
    2.    I have a right to follow my own values and standards
    3.    I have the right to say no and not feel guilty.
    4.    I have the right to experience and express my feelings.
    5.    I have the right to feel safe.
    6.    I have the right to take time for myself.
    7.    I have the right to change my mind.
    8.    I have the right to ask for what I want.
    9.    I have the right to ask for information.
    10.    I have the right to make mistakes.
    11.    I have the right to do less than I am humanly capable
             of doing.
    12.    I have the right to be me and feel good about myself.
    13.    I have the right to leave conversations with people who
             make me feel put down or humiliated
    14.    I have the right to act only in ways that will promote my
             dignity and self-respect.
    15.    I have the right to feel scared and say “I’m afraid”.
    16.    I have the right to end the relationship.
    17.    I have the right not to be responsible for others’ behavior,
             actions, feelings, or problems.
    18.    I have the right to expect honesty from others
    19.    I have the right to all of my feelings
    20.    I have the right to make decisions based on my feelings,
             my judgments, or any reason that I choose.
    21.    I have the right to change and grow.
    22.    I have the right to be happy.
    23.    I have the right to make friends and be myself around people.
    24.    I have the right to be angry at someone I love.
    25.    I have the right to both experience and let go of fear, guilt,
             and shame.  

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition (DVSAC)
https://www.dvsac.org/c/for-women/