Romantic relationships in a teens life are one of the most talked about things by their peers. Relationships can have both a positive and negative affect. Dating has been proven to raise self esteem and create a positive attitude. Dating is a major cause of strong emotions in teens. A couple of researchers say that teen relationships are the biggest cause of strong emotions, positive or negative in a teens life. There are a couple of signs that will tell you that you are in a bad relationship. If they become angry with you when you don’t do something they want you to, if they criticize the way you look or dress, keep you from seeing your friends, want you to quit something you love, acts like they are going to hit you when they are angry, or they try to force you to do something you don’t want to do, are all signs that you are in a bad relationship. Romantic relationships can have both a healthy and unhealthy impact on a teens lie and its important to know which the relationship is.