We all have different types of relationships with the many people in our lives. Whether they are with friends, family, significant others, partners, acquaintances or anyone else, it is important to know how to have and keep those relationships HEALTHY. Healthy relationships increase our self-esteem, improve mental and emotional health, and help us have fuller lives. We should each strive individually to find out the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships. There are reliable tools available that can be used to create and maintain healthy relationships, many of which have not been taught in our culture. I can help you learn to have healthy, happy relationships.
You Have the Right:
• To have your boundaries respected.
• To receive emotional support.
• To live free from angry outbursts and rage.
• To be heard and responded to with respect and acceptance.
• To have your own view, even if your partner has a different view.
• To be called by no name that devalues you.
• To have your feelings and experiences acknowledged as real.
• To receive a sincere apology for any comments you may find offensive.
• To live free from criticism and judgment.
• To receive clear and honest communication.
• To be respectfully asked rather than ordered.
• To live free from accusation and blame.
• To have your beliefs and your interests spoken of with respect.
• To receive encouragement.
• To live free from emotional and physical threats.