Ask yourself these important questions when you think about your relationship. Your honest answers can help you determine if your relationship is healthy or if it is a cause for concern.
Do you see things from each others’ point of view?
Do you think that your partner is the one that needs to change?
Do you communicate your needs clearly?Are there things that you, yourself, would like to change?
Can you find a voice for changes that will be met with respect?
Do you treat your partner they way you like to be treated?
Do you compromise (work something out when there are conflicting opinions or desires – you each give and take a little for the benefit of the relationship)?
Do you trust?
Can you and your partner hang with friends separately or do you need to be in constant contact?Do you give your partner freedom to be themselves?
DEFINING A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP
What is a healthy relationship? How do you know that you have a healthy relationship?
Boost your confidence and make you feel good about yourself
Grow – change together
Have down time
Embrace each others’ schedules
Value each others’ opinions
Respect each others’ privacy