“In a good relationship, people get angry, but in a very different way. They see a problem a bit like a soccer ball… They kick it around. It’s “our problem.” – Dr. John Gottman (Learn about him here.) It is normal
When we are in a healthy relationship, we can be our silliest & weirdest selves without fear of judgment. When we experience this comfort with someone else, we feel the joy that healthy and happy relationships bring to our lives.
Healthy relationships allow us to experience a kind of love that gives us strength during challenging times, and courage to face struggles head-on.
Break-ups are hard and painful, and it’s okay to be sad and hurt after a relationship ends. It’s important to honor these feelings and give yourself time to grieve the loss of the relationship. After the relationship ends, it’s important
A key part of healthy break-ups involves being as clear and certain as possible to help promote a sense of closure as the relationship ends. When you are able to convey clear reasons for the end of the relationship, it
If possible, break up in person and avoid breaking up in public. When you end a relationship in person it allows for both people to express their feelings, gain closure, and feel respected. Avoiding public breakups is also important, as
When we talk about relationships, we usually focus on ways to build up and strengthen our connections with others, but what about when that relationship ends? We don’t tend to spend as much time talking about what to do in
HRI is partnering with the YWCA High Point to answer your relationship and parenting questions during this pandemic! In partnership with the YWCA HP, Bringing Out the Best at UNCG, Guilford County Abuse is Never Okay Campaign, and the Center
Learn how to share your feelings and resolve conflict by communicating through technology. An important part of connecting as a couple while social distancing is to learn how to adapt to communicating in a new way. Because you may not
Find things you can do together while apart. It’s important to find ways to spend time together while you are apart to continue to build and strengthen your relationship. Although you are not physically together, there are many great ways