Read 3 Skills for Validating Your Partner’s Feelings.
Wanting someone to become a better cook or like your favorite TV show is one thing, but demanding that your partner be a different person is another.
Help them learn how to identify how they feel and go with their gut feelings.
Safe dating can be described as the practice of healthy, interdependent relationships between individuals.
Many relationships, however, are unhealthy and can lead to real emotional and physical consequences for those individuals in the relationship and others around them.
Trust can certainly be rebuilt, but it takes effort and honest communication from both partners.
Communication is such an important part of any relationship. If your partner ignores your requests and makes no effort to satisfy your needs, that should be an indication of trouble.
Many unhealthy relationships can be avoided by helping youth to develop skills to create healthy relationships and by teaching them to recognize the signs of unhealthy relationships.
If we witness signs of an unhealthy relationship – what can we do?
Others normalize their rocky romances; they convince themselves that their relationship, while tumultuous at times, is just like everyone else’s. All partners go through ups and downs together, but here are a few signs of an unhealthy relationship: Trust is difficult to earn and quite easy to lose.
If your partner is checking your phone when you leave the room, or you find yourself becoming anxious if they come home late, there could be cause for concern.
He facilitates the Gay Men's Therapy Group on Wednesday evenings.
He specializes in LGBTQ, grief & loss, trauma, addiction, anxiety, depression, and relationship issues.
If any of the items above resonate with you, your relationship could be stuck in a negative cycle.