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18 Signs that you are Building a Healthy Relationship
Parent University offers many courses of a wide variety, including taking care of our own relationships!
“Healthy Relationships” are key to successful families in our community, if not the very core of all our Parent Skills working together! Without that strong, loving center of parents working together, everything else might become that much trickier.
Our Relationships make us who we are, and who we want to be. Do you know if you’re working towards that healthy relationship?
Here are just a few signs to look for in your relationship that can let you know if you’re on the right track!
1. You and your partner are playful with each other.
2. Even when you disagree, you can acknowledge your partner makes sensible points.
3. You see your partner as trustworthy.
4. Your partner is enthusiastic when something goes right for you.
5. When you reunite at the end of the day, you say something positive before you say something negative.
6. You know your partner’s aspirations in life.
7. You’re comfortable telling your partner about things that make you feel vulnerable, such as worries about getting laid off.
8. You know your partner’s proudest (and most embarrassing) moment from childhood.
9. When you argue, you still have a sense that your partner cares about your feelings and opinions.
10. You frequently express appreciationadmiration for each other.
11. You know your partner’s favorite song, food, movie…
12. You have a sense that your individual strengths complement each other.
13. You’re receptive to being influenced by your partner; you’ll try their suggestions.
14. You’re physically affectionate with each other.
15. You feel a zing when you think about how you first met.
16. When you feel stressed or upset, you turn toward your partner for comfort, rather than turning away from your partner and trying to deal with it yourself.
17. You have a sense that it’s easy to get your partner’s attention if you have something important to say.
18. If you could only take one person to a deserted island, you’d take your partner.