A healthy relationship is a relationship where both people are happy, like each other, and want the best for each other.
Characteristics of a healthy relationship are: 1) Honesty- builds trust. 2) Good communication- prevents miscommunication. 3) Compromise- acknowledges different points of view. 4) Problem-solving- learn to solve problems and identify solutions.
Characteristics of an unhealthy relationship are: 1) Dishonesty- lying and keeping information from each other. 2) Control- one person makes all the decisions and tells the other what to do. 3) Hostility- one person picks fights with the other resulting in a behavior change. 4) Disrespect- one person makes fun of the other's opinions.
To ensure safety while dating: -Always let someone know when you plan to go on a date -Meet in a public place for the first date -Know the warning signs of dating violence and relationship abuse.
An example of a healthy tv relationship is Cory and Topanga from Boy Meets World. Their relationship is healthy because they are honest with each other, they were not dependent on each other, and they always stood up for each other.
An example of an unhealthy movie relationship is Sandy and Danny from Grease. Their relationship is unhealthy because Sandy changed her appearance and actions to impress Danny and to get him to like her.