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You and your partner are both responsible for your own actions and words. You both avoid putting blame on each other and own up to your actions when you do something wrong.
When your partner is reliable and you feel confident that they have your relationshkp.
If you relationsihp talk to your partner about anything—the good and the bad—this is a sign of a healthy relationship. Some of these characteristics may seem obvious to you, and some may make you think about how you can improve your own relationship, or help a friend improve theirs.
We can all work to build healthier relationships, and it starts with education dqting conversations! EQUALITY You and your partner have the same say and put equal effort into the relationship instead of feeling like one person has more say than the other. Here are a few pieces of information you should read next.
Trust Over time, trusting your partner will be necessary for a healthy relationship, but in the beginning trust is not automatic — it has to be earned. Always trust yourself to be who you are and to look out for your well-being.
10 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship
It is important to remember that trust is hard to earn but easy to destroy. Communication Communication is equal parts listening and speaking.
When you and your partner are communicating, try to make them feel justified in their emotions. Repeat what is said as you understand it and ask if you understand the situation correctly.
Be as clear and direct as possible.
One thing to consider is if the relationship was ever different than it is now. Is there something stressful happening that could be impacting the way you interact? Respect - listening to one another, valuing each other's opinions, and listening in a non-judgmental manner.
Respect also involves attempting to understand and affirm the other's emotions. It is valuing one's partner as an individual. Honesty and accountability - communicating openly and truthfully, admitting mistakes or being wrong, acknowledging past use of violence, and accepting responsibility for one's self.
If parents, the couple shares relationhip responsibilities and acts as positive, non-violent role models for the children. Economic partnership - in marriage or cohabitation, making financial decisions together, and making sure both partners benefit from financial arrangements.
Negotiation and fairness - being willing to compromise, accepting change, and seeking mutually satisfying solutions to conflict. Non-threatening behavior - talking and acting in a way that promotes both partners' feelings of safety in the relationship.
So, Is Your Relationship Healthy? Can you say what you like or admire about your partner? Is your partner glad that you have other friends?