RELATIONSHIPS• Relationship: a bond or connection you have with other people • Acquaintance • Casual Friend • Friend • Best Friend • Boyfriend/Girlfriend • Marriage • Family • Parent • Child • Sibling
HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CAN…• Help you become a better person• Give you someone to talk to when you’re having problems• Help relieve stress• Make life more enjoyable
INGREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP • Self Respect • Respect for Others
RESPECT FOR OTHERS• Listen to other people• Be considerate of other’s feelings• Develop mutual trust• Be realistic in your expectations
TRAITS OF HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS• Mutual Respect • Treat others with respect, they’ll respect you in return• Caring • Treat others with kindness and consideration. • Be empathetic• Honesty • Honest and open with others, rather than concealing thoughts, feelings or actions• Commitment • Contribute to the relationship and work to keep it strong, may require sacrifices.
CHARACTER AND RELATIONSHIPS• Trustworthiness: • Caring: • Doing what you say • Sympathy, empathy you will do • Citizenship:• Responsibility: • Helping • borrow something neighbors, shoveling breaks you replace it. walks etc.• Fairness: • Respect: • -taking turns, sharing • Listen when someone is talking,