Healthy Relationships 9 th G rade H ealth. By: Amirah Muneer. Relationships. H ealthy relationships are an essential part of health. Increase life span. Relationships can help relieve stress. Healthy body functioning. Being alone can pose health risks. Types of Relationships. Family
Healthy relationships are an essential part of health.
Increase life span.
Relationships can help relieve stress.
Healthy body functioning.
Being alone can pose health risks
Non Threatening behavior
Take care of yourself.
Respect for each others individuality.
Maintain relationships with friends/family
Activities apart from each other.
Freedom to express yourself.
Feeling secure and comfortable.
Using emotional abuse.
Pressure to change who you are.
Pressure to quit usual activities.
Justifying your action
Lack of privacy.
Controlling each other.
There are 3 steps to take in developing healthy relationship patterns
Express wants and needs.
Respect your partners rights.
Be prepared to “fight fair.”
Maintain the relationship.
Differences in background.
Time together and apart.
Your partners family.
Understand each others family patterns.
Establish an atmosphere of emotional support.
Agree to disagree and move on.
Separate wants from needs.
Clarify your messages.
Feeling of dependence on partner.
“I am nothing without you.”
Limited sense of personal boundaries.
Validation of physical attractiveness etc.
Diminishing self esteem.
Partners may drift apart.
“The perfect pair.”
Career oriented couple.
Partners become “invisible.”
Stuck in old patters
Trust, support, and enjoyment.
Based on wants and needs.
Partners are encouraging.
Appreciation of differences.
Experiencing loss, struggle, deprivation, mourning.
Partners reflect on their past.
Provide support and comfort.
Multiple healing relationships.
“Trying it out” relationship.
Cross between old and new
Avoid deep intimacy with others.
A summer romance
What do you like about your partner?
Is your partner accepting of your friends?
Is your partner happy about your ambitions?
Does your partner respect your opinions?
Does he/she listen to you?
Can he/she discuss his/her feelings?
Trust is the glue of life. It\'s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It\'s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ~ Stephen R. Covey