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Safe and Healthy Friendships. Peer Relationships. These relationships can play an important role in your health and well-being. As you get older, your social groups expand. Attributes of Friends. 3 Types of Friends. Casual and Close Platonic Online. Casual and Close.

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Peer relationships
Peer Relationships

  • These relationships can play an important role in your health and well-being.

  • As you get older, your social groups expand.

3 types of friends
3 Types of Friends

  • Casual and Close

  • Platonic

  • Online

Casual and close
Casual and Close

  • Casual-someone with whom you share interests but not deep emotional bonds.

  • Close-have strong emotional ties to each other. You feel comfortable sharing your thoughts, feelings, and experiences.

Platonic friendships
Platonic Friendships

  • Friendship with a member of the opposite gender in which there is an affection, but the two are not considered a couple.

  • “Were just friends!”

Online friendships
Online Friendships

  • Can be rewarding because you can get to know people from other parts of the world.

  • Can be dangerous as well because people lie.

Problems in friendships
Problems in Friendships

  • Cliques

  • Envy or Jealousy

  • Changes in friendship


  • A small circle of friends who exclude people viewed as outsiders.

  • Exclude others by showing prejudice.

Managing feelings of envy or jealousy
Managing Feelings of Envy or Jealousy

  • These feelings can harm a friendship.

  • Ask yourself these questions if you feel jealous…..

    • What is making me feel jealous?

    • Is my friend deliberately trying to make me feel this way?

    • Are these feelings more important than our friendship?

Changes in friendship
Changes in friendship

  • As you grow older you and a close friend might spend less time together and develop new interests.

Activity for today
Activity for today

  • Students will choose 2 movies or TV shows they are familiar with that have a friendship displayed.

  • Then analyze the friendship to see if it is healthy or unhealthy based on our class discussion of healthy relationships.

Cliques good or bad
Cliques: Good or Bad??

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  • Answer the following question:

  • In what ways can cliques be good and when can they be bad? Explain your reasons.