When you validate someone’s thoughts, feelings, and beliefs, it communicates support and acceptance, even if you don’t understand or have a different opinion.
Loving and accepting yourself for who you are, is an important part of building healthy relationships!
The Healthy Relationships Initiative and Greensboro Parks and Recreation are offering a third Couples & Kayaking workshop due to selling out our first two events! Join us for a fun night on the lake while you complete a relationship strengthening
In a healthy relationship, both people to have their own lives, identities, and dreams, separate from one another. They are two complete beings, who choose to share their lives with one another.
In a healthy relationship, you are able to feel free and safe to be your true, authentic self without fear of judgement from the other person.
Active listening deepens understanding and promotes healthy communication within relationships! Though it can be tempting to interrupt and get our point across, especially during moments of conflict, it is important to focus on what the other person in the relationship
When we set boundaries and prioritize our own well-being, other people may feel disappointed. This is normal, and it doesn’t mean that we don’t care about the other person. You can only be responsible for your own emotions and happiness and
Mistakes are part of being human. Everyone makes them. Be willing to acknowledge and apologize for your mistakes, while also accepting others’ apologies. When you open yourself up the process of forgiveness, you create space for positive growth and healing
When you use hurtful words that blame and criticize the other person in the relationship during conflict, it creates distance and disconnection within the relationship. Instead, approach conflict with gentleness and kindness. Focus on your own feelings and needs using
Be intentional about having fun and planning exciting activities with your loved ones! Having fun together creates deeper bonds and builds stronger relationships.