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The Relationship Bill of Rights




I hereby declare that I have the following rights in my intimate relationships. I also recognize and respect that all other people are entitled to the same rights at all times.


  • To have and express my own feelings and opinions, whether or not others agree
  • To make decisions about myself, and to have equal decision-making power in my relationships
  • To say "No" to physical closeness, sexual behavior or any other act that makes me uncomfortable, at any time
  • To refuse a date at any time
  • To choose my own friends, and to maintain relationships with those friends
  • To participate in activities that do not include my partner
  • To control my own money and other possessions, or have equal control of household money and possessions
  • To live free from fear and abuse
  • To end a relationship