5 Relationships in Your Life You have many types of relationships in your life, and you play different roles in all of them.Building and maintaining healthy relationships can help you meet the need to belong and feel loved.
6 Relationships in Your Life You have relationships with family members, friends, teachers, classmates, and people in your community.RelationshipA bond or connection you have with other people
7 Relationships with Family Some of the most important relationships in your life are with the family members who share your home, such as parents or guardians, brothers, and sisters.One thing that makes family relationships special is that they last your entire life.
8 Relationships with Family Healthy family relationships strengthen every side of your health triangle.Physicalfood, clothing, and shelterMental/ EmotionalSocialvalues and social skillslove, care, and encouragement
9 Relationships with Friends Although you probably have many friends your own age, a friendship can form between people of any age.FriendshipA significant relationship between two people that is based on trust, caring, and consideration
10 Relationships with Friends Good friends can have a positive influence on your self-esteem and help you resist harmful behaviors.
11 Relationships in Your Community Being part of a strong community has a positive impact on every aspect of your health.It can promote healthful behaviors and also provide resources to help you when you’re in trouble.
12 Relationships in Your Community You reinforce your ties to the community through good citizenship.CitizenshipThe way you conduct yourself as a member of the community
13 Relationships in Your Community Good citizens work to strengthen their communities byhelping to improve the places where they livebeing friendly to neighborsobeying laws
14 Roles in Relationships In the course of a single day, you may play many roles with different people.RoleA part you play in your relationships
16 Traits of Healthy Relationships In a healthy relationship, people respect and support each other.Healthy relationships nurture you, bring out the best in you, and encourage you to make healthful choices in your life.
17 Traits of Healthy Relationships Qualities of Healthy Relationshipsmutual respectcaringhonestycommitment
18 Traits of Healthy Relationships Mutual RespectYou treat other people with respect, and they respect you in return.You accept each other’s opinions, tastes, and traditions, even if they are different.At times you may agree to disagree instead of trying to force your opinions on each other.
19 Traits of Healthy Relationships CaringYou treat other people with kindness and consideration.During difficult times, you show empathy and support.You’re also willing to help out others.
20 Traits of Healthy Relationships HonestyYou are honest and open with others rather than concealing your thoughts, feelings, or actions.
21 Traits of Healthy Relationships CommitmentYou contribute to the relationship and work to keep it strong, even if it means making some sacrifices.You deal with problems in a positive way and are able to overcome them.
22 Skills for Building Healthy Relationships The Three Cs of Healthy RelationshipsCommunicationCooperationCompromise
23 Communication In relationships, people need to understand each other. It’s important to learn effective communication skills so you can express your thoughts, feelings, and expectations to others and understand theirs in return.
24 CooperationIn relationships, people need to cooperate with each other. Cooperation can strengthen your relationships.CooperationWorking together for the good of all
25 CompromiseSometimes, when people in relationships want different things, they may decide to compromise.CompromiseA problem-solving method in which each participant gives up something to reach a solution that satisfies everyone
26 Character and Relationships Demonstrating the six traits of good character can strengthen your relationships.
27 Character and Relationships Six Traits of Good CharacterTrustworthinessRespectResponsibilityFairnessCaringCitizenship
28 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary Identify three kinds of relationships you have in your life.Sample answer: Family relationships, friendships, relationships in my community
29 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary Define citizenship and give an example of good citizenship.Citizenship is the way you conduct yourself as a member of the community. An example of good citizenship is being friendly to neighbors.
30 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary What are the three Cs of healthy relationships?Communication, cooperation, compromise
31 Respecting Yourself and Others Day 2Respecting Yourself and Others
32 You can promote healthy relationships by showing respect for yourself and others in your life.
33 personal identityvaluesprejudicestereotypetolerancebullyinghazing
34 Respect for Yourself Self-respect will strengthen your relationships. When you respect yourself, you’re more likely to seek out relationships with people who treat you with respect.
35 Respect for YourselfHaving self-respect is an important foundation for developing and maintaining healthy relationships.Self-respect makes you less likely to let other people talk you into taking risks that could harm your health.
36 The Need for Strong Values When you are clear about your values and uphold your values, other people will know what you believe in and understand what’s important to you.You also show that you respect yourself and you respect others.
37 Respect for Others It’s important to treat people with respect. You can strengthen your relationships with all the people in your life by treating them with the same respect you’d like them to show you.
38 Respect for OthersWith strangers and casual acquaintances, you can show respect through common courtesy.You might hold a door open for someone or say “Thank you” to the checker at the grocery store.
39 Respect for OthersWith close friends and family members, you can show respect in more significant ways.Listen to other people.Be considerate of others’ feelings.Develop mutual trust.Be realistic in your expectations.
40 Respect for OthersLending your MP3 player to your brother is one way to show that you trust him.
41 ToleranceSometimes people treat others with disrespect because of prejudice.PrejudiceAn unfair opinion or judgment of a particular group of people
42 ToleranceAssuming that all boys like sports is an example of a gender stereotype.StereotypeAn exaggerated or oversimplified belief about people who belong to a certain group
43 TolerancePeople who have tolerance value diversity and can appreciate differences in other people’s cultures, interests, and beliefs.ToleranceThe ability to accept others’ differences
44 Disrespectful Behaviors Victims of bullying are verbally, emotionally, and sometimes physically abused.BullyingDeliberately harming or threatening other people who cannot easily defend themselves
45 Disrespectful Behaviors Bullies may tease their victims, spread rumors about them, try to keep them out of a group, or even physically attack them.Bullies are more likely to drop out of school and to have problems with alcohol or violence.
46 Disrespectful Behaviors Bullies may intimidate through verbal attacks, malicious rumors, or even physical force.
47 Disrespectful Behaviors Hazing is often meant to humiliate new members of a group. It can be physically or emotionally harmful.HazingMaking others perform certain tasks in order to join the group
48 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary Identify four ways to show respect in your relationships.Listen to others, be considerate of others’ feelings, develop mutual trust, and be realistic in your expectations.
49 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary What are stereotypes?Stereotypes are exaggerated or oversimplified beliefs about people who belong to a certain group.
50 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary List three reasons some teens bully others.To make themselves feel superior, to feel they are part of a group, to keep from being bullied themselves
51 Communicating Effectively Day 3Communicating Effectively
52 Effective communication is a key to building healthy relationships.
53 aggressivepassiveassertive“I” messageactive listeningbody language
54 Communication Styles There are three types of communication styles. Becoming aware of your communication style will help you to understand how others perceive you.
55 Communication Styles Aggressive Passive Assertive Three Styles of CommunicationAggressivePassiveAssertive
56 Communication StylesPeople with an aggressive communication style may not pay attention to others’ thoughts, feelings, or needs.AggressiveBeing overly forceful, pushy, or hostile
57 Communication StylesPeople may adopt a passive communication style because they dislike conflict and will go out of their way to avoid an argument.PassiveBeing unwilling or unable to express thoughts and feelings in a direct or firm manner
58 Communication StylesBeing assertive involves standing up for your rights and beliefs while also respecting those of others.AssertiveExpressing your views clearly and respectfully
59 Ways to CommunicateTo communicate effectively, you need to learn speaking skills, listening skills, and nonverbal communication.Communication is a two-way street.
60 Speaking Skills The key to good communication is to say what you mean. It’s not reasonable to expect other people to read your mind or be able to pick up on subtle hints.
61 Speaking SkillsOne way to make sure you don’t sound disrespectful when talking about a touchy subject is to use “I” messages. “I” messageA statement that focuses on your feelings rather than on someone else’s behavior
62 Speaking Skills “You” Messages “I” Messages “I really don’t like to be left waiting—it makes me feel like you don’t think I’m important.”“Why can’t you ever show up on time?”“I feel like my suggestions aren’t being taken seriously.”“You never listen to anything I say.”“I’m feeling stressed because I have a big project due tomorrow. I’ll take out the trash as soon as I finish working on this.”“I said I’d take out the trash, and I will! You don’t have to nag me about it every five minutes!”“It bothers me when I get home and find all my CDs in your room.”“You’re always taking my CDs without asking.”“I feel hurt when I’m left out of a conversation.”“You always ignore me when your other friends are around.”
63 Listening SkillsMake sure other people’s messages get through to you by practicing active listening.Active listeningPaying close attention to what someone is saying and communicating
64 Listening Skills Don’t interrupt. Show interest. Restate what you hear.Ask questions.Show empathy.
65 Nonverbal Communication Your body language affects the meaning of the messages you send.Body languageNonverbal communication through gestures, facial expressions, behaviors, and posture
66 Nonverbal Communication “I’m really interested in what you’re saying.”“I don’t want to talk to you.”“I’m worried.”
67 Offering Useful Feedback Offering constructive feedback can improve your relationships with others.The goal of constructive criticism is to bring about positive changes.
68 Offering Useful Feedback To offer constructive criticism:Point out a specific problem, explain why it bothers you, and suggest a solution.Use “I” messages that focus on the problem, not on the person.
69 Offering Useful Feedback Letting people know how their actions make you feel isn’t something you should do only when there’s a problem.Let the people in your life know you value them and appreciate what they do for you.
70 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary What are the three main styles of communication?Aggressive, passive, and assertive
71 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary List three ways to show interest in what another person is saying.Sample answer: Face the speaker, make eye contact, nod or make comments at appropriate times
72 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary Define the term body language and give an example.Body language is nonverbal communication through gestures, facial expressions, behaviors, and posture. Nodding to show you agree is one example.