How can we improve our relationships? Perhaps you already have a pretty healthy relationship with trust, friendship, respecting boundaries, open communication, and love. But how do we express our love? What do we need to feel loved in return? The Five Love Languages There are five love languages. These include: Words of Affirmation, Acts of Service, Receiving Gifts, [...]
In a healthy relationship, both people should feel comfortable with the level of physical activity occurring whether it be kissing, hugging, touching, or sex. Coercion comes in many different forms and no one should feel obligated or pressured into a sexual activity they don’t feel comfortable with. Consent is about permission; it is specific to [...]
Do you know when you're crossing a boundary or when someone crosses your boundaries? Boundaries are what we personally have to be able to define what we want and don’t want in any of our relationships. This can include with your partner, friends, or even family. Everyone has their own boundaries and it can be [...]
In healthy relationships, both people should feel safe and comfortable being honest with each other. Healthy relationships are rooted in equality, trust, and mutual respect, where both people respect each other’s values and boundaries. In unhealthy relationships, one person has power and control over the other. They may be jealous or possessive and not respect your [...]
Relationships can be defined in many ways. Whether they are serious, casual, a friendship, or family, all relationships deserve to be healthy. But how do you know if your relationship is healthy? This quiz can help you recognize the signs of dating violence and the features of a healthy relationship. See how you do!