Healthy Relationships: Overview

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Healthy Relationships are associations or connections between two or more people that support physical, mental, emotional and social well-being; balance; and contentment.

Important elements of healthy relationships include:

  • mutual respect
  • trust
  • positive communication
  • good boundaries

Healthy relationships also foster the expression of:

  • care
  • concern
  • affection

Important components of Healthy Relationships include:

  • feelings of security
  • more praise than criticism
  • more met needs than unmet needs