Me and My Friend Think of a special friend you, know now knew in the past Think of the special moments and feelings you had when you were with that friend.
My friend is very special because… … of the kinds of things we do together, such as: … of the things we say to each other, for example: … of the things we both believe in, like: … of the things we have in common, such as:
My friend is very special because… … of the ways we communicate, like: … of the good times we share, for example: … of the really funny things we do, like: … of the way we help eachother through tough (difficult) times, like:
Relationship Words affection when you like someone, you have affection for them relationship a bond (connection) between two people, based on (because of) a common interest, and often, based on affection
Relationship Words reciprocity giving and taking – a quality or characteristic of good relationships eg. “I am always doing favours for Rick and he never does anything for me. I wish our relationship had more reciprocity.”
Why are they important? Relationships help make you a more complete person From our relationships we get: feedback on our actions and ideas we do good things and bad things other people let us know
Why are they important? From our relationships we get: encouragement to try new things we fear what is different / new other people help us get over this fear
Why are they important? From our relationships we get: support when we have difficulties hard times make us sad other people help us through the sadness
Why are they important? From our relationships we get: acceptance for who we are humans need to feel liked and wanted we get this from other people
Why are they important? From our relationships we get: the opportunity to provide all these things for others it feels good to help people in a relationship, we can!
Characteristics / Qualities of Good Relationships rapport the feeling of comfort we have with (some) other people “those two kids have a good rapport with eachother” respect accepting another persons feelings / opinions, if you feel the same, or even if you feel differently
Characteristics / Qualities of Good Relationships commitment a desire / want to spend time and energy to keep the relationship alive compromise give up something important to keep the relationship healthy and achieve relationship goals