With Valentine’s Day showcased in February, this month can be a great time to reflect on your relationships. Do you have healthy relationships? Here’s how you can tell: Healthy relationships value equality, respect, trust, communication, boundaries, responsibility and accountability, honesty, and non-threatening behavior. Unhealthy relationships often have lack of communication, disrespect, dishonesty, jealousy, manipulation, criticism, dependence, isolation, and controlling behavior.
To build healthy relationships:
·Develop good communication skills and practice active listening.
·Express gratitude and appreciation through your words and actions.
·Treat others how you would like to be treated- practice understanding and compassion.
February Newsletter: Healthy Relationships