One of the best ways for us to learn is to practice. One way to do this is through role-plays. Whether you pretend to be different characters or use dolls/action figures, this can help your kids try out different friendship
Another great way to teach kids about being a good friend is to watch TV shows/movies and read books about friendship. This can help them see different scenarios, teaching them the difference between healthy and unhealthy friendships. After watching the
It’s important to talk to your kids about the characteristics that make a good friend. Not only will this help them shape their behavior and treat others well, but it will also help them understand what to look for in
While we may not be able to be physically close to our friends, know that we are still connected through love and friendship.
Healthy couple relationships are built on a strong friendship! Take time to build the friendship within your romantic relationship.
By Eleanor Beeslaar, Graduate Assistant Growing apart from friends is a normal part of adulthood. Friendships ebb and flow through different life stages, and there are many reasons why friendships change and people grow apart. During adulthood people often go
By Eleanor Beeslaar, HRI Graduate Assistant Making friends as an adult can be challenging, especially with the many responsibilities that often come with adulthood. It can be difficult to find time to reach out to people you’d like to be
In healthy friendships, both people accept one another for their flaws and imperfections.
In healthy friendships, there is room for growth and change, and both people feel a sense of acceptance and understanding of one another.