What is a Healthy Relationship to ME? -Not fighting over little things -Being able to agree over something you both have different opinions to -Being able to love unconditionally -Not being controlling -Having trust in one another
4 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationships and Why They are Positive: - RESPECT: listening to one another, valuing each other's opinions, and listening in a non-judgmental manner-TRUST AND SUPPORT: supporting each other's goals in life, and respecting each other's right to his/her own feelings, opinions, friends, activities and interest. It is valuing one's partner as an individual.-HONESTY AND ACCOUNTABILITY: communicating openly and truthfully, admitting mistakes or being wrong, acknowledging past use of violence, and accepting responsibility for one's self.-NEGOTIATION AND FAIRNESS: being willing to compromise, accepting change, and seeking mutually satisfying solutions to conflict.
4 Characteristics of an Unhealthy Relationship and Why They are Negative: -BLAME: You blame each other when one person is in the wrong, and you can't come to an agreement about anything. -DISRESPECT: Your partner doesn’t respect your answer when you say “no” to something.-JEALOUSY: Getting mad over little things feelings ranging from fear of abandonment to rage and humiliation. -MANIPULATION: intention to seize power, control, benefits and/or privileges at the victim’s expense -NOT FIGHTING AT ALL: When fighting goes away completely, sometimes one or both people have checked out.
3 GUIDELINES TO ENSURE SAFETY WHILE DATING -Keep your loved ones in the loop: Always let roommates, friends and family members know when you plan to go out on a date. - Carry some protection: tucking some pepper spray or Mace in your purse when you go on a first date is a good move in case you get attacked -Don't lie: Misrepresenting yourself over email or on a dating site might offend or make your date mad.
GIVE ME A TV/MOVIE EXAMPLE OF BOTH A HEALTHY AND UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIP AND EXPLAIN WHY THEY REPRESENT EACH: Healthy Relationship in A Walk to Remember: Though the two come from opposing social circles, they soon find common ground and a spark of romance buds between them. Unhealthy Relationship:Harley Quinn and the Joker, from the beginning, The Joker doesn't love Harley. When Harley was the Joker's doctor, he tricks her into loving him and even uses unnecessary shock therapy to screw with her brain. At one point, Harley jumps into acid to prove her love for The Joker.