One in three adolescents will be a victim of either verbal, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse during their lifetime. Ignoring this topic in our schools will not lower these numbers. As teachers, our ability to make an impact on student decision-making is limited to just a small amount of time, and it's important that we address the essentials. Unhealthy relationships can take many forms, and there are some aspects of unhealthy relationships that can be tough to talk about. Introducing the concepts of boundaries, red flags, and the cycles of a relationship gives students the tools to recognize them and make educated decisions.