2Relationships the connections you have with other people skills used in communicating with people
3Relationships vary as follows: degree of closeness- close or casual- parents, siblings, friendspurpose- teachers, sports teams, classmatesform- children, teens, elderly
4Rewards of Relationships companionship2. love and affection3. support4. positive self-concept
5Influences on Relationships roles and expectations:*the wants and needs each person hopes to gain from a relationship*example: Children look to parents to take care of them
62. personal qualities:*values *needs *interests and abilities
73. self-esteem*value or importance you place on yourself *good relationships enhance your self-esteem (what people think about you has a strong effect on how you feel about yourself) *bad relationships produce low self-esteem
8Building Strong Relationships GOOD RELATIONSHIPS DO NOT JUST HAPPEN!
9Starting a Relationship *have something in commonMaintaining a Relationship*making time for others*giving and receiving*showing tolerance
103. Understanding Authority: Be courteous.Practice self-discipline.Tell the truth.Listen. Ask questions.Accept responsibility for your behavior.Talk to an adult when you have a problem.