2 Lesson 1: Foundations of a Healthy Relationship A relationship is a bond or connection you have with someoneMost people think ofrelationships as romantic, butthere is many typesRelationships can affect your health in ways that can be positive and negative
3 The types of relationships you can have is: FamilyFriendsTeachersClassmatesPeople in communityEtc.
4 Relationships with your family is very important One thing special about having a good relationship with your family is that it lasts forever
5 Healthy family relationships strengthen every side of your health triangle Friendship is all about trust, caring, and consideration between 2 peopleRelationships can have a positive influence on your self-esteem and can help resist harmful behaviorsThere are different roles you can play in a relationship
7 Lesson 2: Respecting Yourself and Others You need self respect so people will treat you with respect and have healthy relationshipsBeing unsure of your values can complicate relationshipsUpholding your values shows that you respect yourselfTreat everyone with respect
8 With friends and family there is many ways you can show respect Listen to other peopleBe considerate of others’ feelingsDevelop mutual trustBe realistic in your expectationsSometimes people treat others with disrespect because of prejudicePeople who are tolerant value diversity
9 A disrespectful behavior is something like bullying someone
10 WORDS HURT!! Bullying can cause people to do harm to themselves Teens who are bullied are most likely to drop out of schoolHazing activities may be physically or emotionally harmfulMost people bully others to feel better about themselvesWORDS HURT!!
12 Lesson 3: Communicating Effectively People can be aggressive in relationshipsSome may not care about anyone but themselvesYou can be passive and not express their feelings or thoughtsYou can be assertive also, by expressing views respectfully
13 Communication skills is a very important role in a relationship, you shouldn’t hide stuffWith communication comeslistening skillsShow people around you thatyou careNonverbal communication is body languageYour tone of voice could show a lot about how you are feeling
14 Show the people around you that you appreciate them You have to be able to talk and share feelings with your relationshipCOMMUNICATION IS KEY IN A RELATIONSHIPSometimes you use body language without even realizing it